Rare Pacific whale spotted off Israel’s coast – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

Gray Whales usually live in Pacific Ocean; estimated to have reached Israel’s shores in search of food.

By Zafrir Rinat Tags: Israel news

 

Gray Whale spotted off the Herzlyia shoreline on Saturday, May 8, 2010.

Gray Whale spotted off the Herzlyia shoreline on Saturday, May 8, 2010.

Photo by: IMMRAC

A gray whale, over 15 meters long, was spotted off the Herzliya coast on Saturday – the first time this species has been seen in Israel, according to Israel’s Marine Mammal Research & Assistance Center.

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