Subject: Re: whales
Fri, 2 Apr 1999 23:40:23 EST

The North Atlantic right whale is on the slippery slope to extinction due to 
over hunting.  The birth rate often can not keep pace with the mortality, 
inbreeding is another potential problem.

Blue whale populations are also dangerously low.

Whale species have one calf every 2-3 years.  


Scott Mercer