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NOAA Reporter
04-24-2007, 07:19 PM
The National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service is proposing to list the Cook Inlet beluga whale population as endangered under the Endangered Species Act. The number of beluga whales in Cook Inlet waters near Anchorage has dwindled to an estimated 302 animals and is at risk of going extinct within 100 years.

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