Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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HALIFAX. x-11s. Another North Atlantic right whale has been found floating lifeless in the Gulf of St. Lawrence -- making it the seventh death of the endangered animals in recent weeks. Tonya Wimmer of the Marine Animal Response Society says the badly decomposed whale was found off the Magdalen Islands by the Canadian Coast Guard. She's hoping Fisheries officials will arrange an examination of the whale.

("...Lawrence area.")(SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

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TAG: She says it wasn't yet clear what caused its death. Six other North Atlantic right whales have been found dead in roughly the same area last month. Tests on three of them suggest two may have been killed by ship strikes, while a third died after becoming entangled in fishing gear.

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