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Whale-watching boats are putting whales in jeopardy, study says

Skippers ignoring speed limits in effort to wow passengers

By Beth Daley
Globe Staff / April 28, 2008

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In the lush waters of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, whale watching is one of the region's most beloved - and jaw-dropping - experiences. When one of the animals is spotted in the dark, cold waters, boats filled with awestruck tourists make a beeline to watch the leviathan feed and, if luck is with them, breach. (Full article: 856 words)

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