In Uruguay, coastal areas such as Punta del Este host congregating sites for whales in breeding seasons, but not likely as calving grounds. Their recovery helped create a whale-sanctuary off Latin America the creation of this protected area had been prevented for nearly a decade by pro-whaling nations such as Japan.
• Southern right whales
• Ballenas franca austral
Punta del Este, Maldonado, Uruguay
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