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What Norway, Iceland and Denmark Could Learn From The Azores

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The Azores is a group of nine islands off the coast of Portugal. Their remote Atlantic location serves as an important stop for over 20 species of whales and dolphins to migrate, including: sperm whales, sei whales, fin whales, humpback whales, blue whales, pilot whales, beaked whales, orca whales, false killer whales, striped dolphins, common dolphins, bottlenose dolphins. Bottlenose dolphins are spotted dolphins that pass through the Azores from mid-April to mid-October.

Sign indicating where whaling took place on Pico island. Photographs by Riley Arthur

Whaling was introduced by 19th Century New England whalers. The Azorean whaling boat was adapted read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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