WHALE COUNT

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South­ern right fe­males left in the world (1930s): less than 500 South­ern right whales at the end of the 1990s: about 7 500 Num­ber to­day: al­most 15 000 South­ern hemi­sphere hump­back whales (1970s): less than 2 000 Hump­back whales to­day: 50 000 – 60 000 Blue whales in mid-20th cen­tury: al­most ex­tinct Blue whales to­day: around 10 000

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