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After the whale shark, the basking shark is the second largest living fish, and can grow up to 32 feet long. These sharks are often mistaken for plesiosaurs, a group of long-necked, predatory marine reptiles that lived at the time of the dinosaurs

Narwhals. . . The Narwhal (meaning "corpse whale" in Old Norse) is a rarely seen Arctic whale. This social whale is known for the very long tooth that males have. Very little is known about this whale.

The Oarfish is a rare, solitary, and giant denizen of the ocean depths (arguably larger than a Whale Shark. (The Oarfish,17m as opposed to the Whale Shark, 12.96m in the Guinness Book of World Records.)) and is a filter feeder, comfortable cruising at depths of 200 m. Mistakenly named for its prominent pectoral oars with which it was thought to 'row', it undulates serpentlike with its dorsal fins and has been seen orienting itself vertically.

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The Coolest-Looking Dolphin in the World

Southern Right Whale Dolphin: They look like an orca whale mixed with an Infinity and a yin-yang. The Blue Planet Society tweeted this photograph of one taken by Pablo Caceres off the coast of Valparaiso, Chile. This is one glorious-looking animal.

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10 animals with the longest life spans

Bowhead whale, otherwise known as the Artic whale, one of the longest living mammals on Earth. The oldest known whale is 211 years old

The Bow-Head Whale can live over 200years old, making it the longest-lived mammal on Earth, according to a new study.

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Killer Whales (Orcas), Killer Whale Pictures, Killer Whale Facts

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