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First whale of 2013 spotted in waters of Maui

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Courtesy: David Willicome Courtesy: David Willicome
WAILEA, Maui (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Today marked the first documented whale sighting of 2013. 

It was located by crew and passengers of Pacific Whale Foundation's vessel Ocean Voyager at 7:36 a.m. in waters off Maui.

It was spotted two miles from Molokini heading towards Maalaea Bay.

This is the earliest documented sighting of a whale in a calendar year since 2000. 

 

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