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Gray whale breaks mammal migration record

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The western gray whale now holds the record as the mammal with the longest known migration, researchers say.

 

A female western gray whale swam from Russia to Mexico and back again -- a total of 13,988 miles (22,511 kilometers) -- in 172 days, according to a new report.

 

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/gray-whale-breaks-mammal-migration-record/

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The western gray whale now holds the record as the mammal with the longest known migration, researchers say.

 

A female western gray whale swam from Russia to Mexico and back again -- a total of 13,988 miles (22,511 kilometers) -- in 172 days, according to a new report.

 

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/gray-whale-breaks-mammal-migration-record/

 

Not bad a constant forward motion of 3.3 miles every hour for 172 days 

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