Whale watching boats still disturbing endangered killer whales despite efforts
FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. -- Southern resident orca numbers are the lowest they've been in more than three decades. But you'd never know it by the bustling port of Friday Harbor on a bright September day. Bold white letters on red signs say it everywhere: Whale Watching. Tours depart multiple times daily, taking literal boatloads of tourists from places like New Jersey and Texas out to see the majestic plumes of humpbacks and orcas.
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