"minke". This smallest of the rorquals (a group within the baleen whales, which includes the blue whales

"minke". This smallest of the rorquals (a group within the baleen whales, which includes the blue whales

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Toothed Whale | odontocetians or toothed whales these have teeth for feeding and
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Humpback Whales are baleen whales that can weigh 40 tonnes and be 15 metres in length. These whales can frequently be seen in Kaikoura during the winter months.

Humpback Whales are baleen whales that can weigh 40 tonnes and be 15 metres in length. These whales can frequently be seen in Kaikoura during the winter months.

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Spectacular fin whale breach a rare sight - GrindTV.com  The fin whale, also called the finback whale, razorback, or common rorqual, is a marine mammal belonging to the suborder of baleen whales. Wikipedia Scientific name: Balaenoptera physalus Rank: Species Higher classification: Balaenoptera

Spectacular fin whale breach a rare sight - GrindTV.com The fin whale, also called the finback whale, razorback, or common rorqual, is a marine mammal belonging to the suborder of baleen whales. Wikipedia Scientific name: Balaenoptera physalus Rank: Species Higher classification: Balaenoptera

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In 2004, The New York Times wrote an article about the loneliest whale in the world. Scientists have been tracking her since 1992 and they know the problem:  Her voice is unlike any other baleen whale. While the rest of her kind communicate between 12 and 25hz, she sings at 52hz.  No other whales can hear her.   “A cryptozoologist has suggested that the 52-Hertz whale could even be a hybrid between two different species of whale, or the last survivor of an unidentified species. She is alone.

In 2004, The New York Times wrote an article about the loneliest whale in the world. Scientists have been tracking her since 1992 and they know the problem: Her voice is unlike any other baleen whale. While the rest of her kind communicate between 12 and 25hz, she sings at 52hz. No other whales can hear her. “A cryptozoologist has suggested that the 52-Hertz whale could even be a hybrid between two different species of whale, or the last survivor of an unidentified species. She is alone.

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 humpback.......................                         Baleen whales are characterized by having baleen plates for filtering food from water, rather than having teeth.

humpback....................... Baleen whales are characterized by having baleen plates for filtering food from water, rather than having teeth.

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A poster showing cetaceans, mammals adapted to exclusive oceanic life. Whales and dolphins have been hunted in the past, a slaughter that continues to a certain degree to this day in some countries.

A poster showing cetaceans, mammals adapted to exclusive oceanic life. Whales and dolphins have been hunted in the past, a slaughter that continues to a certain degree to this day in some countries.

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Marine Science Today ... David Kirby On Captive Orcas and His Book, ‘Death at SeaWorld’ – Part 1

Marine Science Today ... David Kirby On Captive Orcas and His Book, ‘Death at SeaWorld’ – Part 1

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