The now famous Klamath River whale saga continues as the mother whale still refuses to leave the Klamath River and head out to the ocean. On Saturday night her young Klamath River gray whale calf found its way out to sea but as of this morning she is still in the river. I am a professional photographer and have had the unique opportunity to capture images of these beautiful mammals since they entered the river a month ago.
Yesterday members of the Yurok tribe entered the Klamath River in a handmade dugout canoe and drummed and chanted trying to coax the mother whale to head downstream to the mouth of the river. She did move a bit further downstream to the front of the Klamath River RV Park where she resided until last week, but after awhile she returned to her favorite spot under the bridge just down from the Klamath River RV Park.
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