Researchers note that whales are staying in the St. Lawrence River for less time

The tail of a humpback whale comes out in the morning fog, on the Saint-Lawrence river in Tadoussac Que., Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. Tadoussac is filled with whale-watching tourists from the province and from Ontario as Covid-19 keeps them from going south. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot The tail of a humpback whale comes out in the morning fog, on the Saint-Lawrence river in Tadoussac Que., Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. Tadoussac is filled with whale-watching tourists from the province and from Ontario as Covid-19 keeps them from going south. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

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