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Mexico whale watching tours resume at half capacity, to the delight of visitors who can touch mothers nursing their calves in its warm waters

A giant, barnacle-encrusted grey whale nuzzles her calf next to a small boat of excited tourists in the waters off the Baja California peninsula in northwestern Mexico.The annual arrival of the migratory mammals, coinciding with a drop in coronavirus infections, has provided a much-needed boost to the region’s battered tourism industry. For visitors, close encounters with one of the largest animals on the planet are a welcome respite from a pandemic that has killed more than 200,000 people in…

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