Humpback whales return to Saldanha Bay after 50 year hiatus

Danid Hurwitz, owner of Simonstown Boat Company, told Stephen Grootes that the return of humpback whales to the Cape West Coast is a result of migration and allocation of their food source.

He said that the whales can feed for as long as two months in one area.

Whales generally return to the area of their birth.

Danid Hurwitz, owner of Simonstown Boat Company

To hear more fascinating facts about this migration listen to the audio below:

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