Gray Whales sighted in Med - first since 1700's

Anomolous event or climate-driven distribution change?
May 22, 2011
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Mediterranean Sea

On May 8, 2010, a Gray Whale was sighted off the Israeli coast, and 22 days later, near Spain.  This is the first sighting of Gray Whales since the 1700's.

Is this an anomoly, or a climate-driven change of distribution?   Read the research paper.

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