Why Are Humpback Whales Endangered?

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Humpback whales are endangered because of hunting and loss of habitat. Logging along their migration routes has also polluted the ocean with sediments and nitrates that kill the fish they feed on. The humpback whale was declared an endangered species in 1966.
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Humpback whales are endangered because they were whaled to near extinction until the international community made laws protecting them in 1966. It is thought that during whaling they were reduced by 90%; there are now about 80,000 humpbacks in the ocean. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humpback_Whale
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Mechanized commercial whaling it the main reason that humpback whales are endangered. Before this type of whaling there were 15,000 whales in the north pacific today it is estimated
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They are endangered in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.
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Each humpback whale can be identified by its fin and flukes as other whale species are different . Adult male humpback whales are between 40 and 48 feet long. Females are slightly
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According to the IUCN Red List humpback whales are not endangered. They are classified as "least concern" (which is three levels below endangered) In Australia the Humpback
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