Adults and children look over a dead gray whale washed ashore near Harborview Park in Everett on May 6. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Adults and children look over a dead gray whale washed ashore near Harborview Park in Everett on May 6. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

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Their migration season is only half over. Last year’s death toll was 45.

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