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These Two Types of Whales Are Drawn to the Sea of Okhotsk

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These Two Types of Whales Are Drawn to the Sea of Okhotsk

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In the sea of Okhotsk, off Russia?s eastern coast, two types of whales are making a comeback: humpback whales and orcas. Both are drawn here in the summer to feast on the plentiful herring.

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East of Moscow is a sea of mystery and contrast where liquid fire and frozen waters coexist. Take a bracing plunge into the Sea of Okhotsk and discover how its creatures battle to stay alive, thanks to their ingenious adaptations. From the fearsome hunting styles of the orca to the unique thousand-year relationship between nomadic reindeer and indigenous Koryaks, this is a yearlong examination of a world where only the toughest survive.

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