Comments for: Rare blue whale reported off Maine coast

Posted Sept. 12, 2011, at 6:21 p.m.
Last modified Sept. 13, 2011, at 11:21 a.m.

BOOTHBAY HARBOR | Once in a blue moon, the largest creature on earth is spotted not far off the New England coast. Blue whales also are among the rarest on earth, with only a few hundred estimated to be in the north Atlantic ocean. On Sunday one of them, …

Guidelines for posting on

The Bangor Daily News encourages comments about stories, but you must follow our terms of service.

  1. Keep it civil and stay on topic
  2. No vulgarity, racial slurs, name-calling or personal attacks.
  3. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked.
The primary rule here is pretty simple: Treat others with the same respect you'd want for yourself. Here are some guidelines (see more):

Similar Articles