Whale Album: Giants of the Deep

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Sperm whale and diver

Credit: © Brandon Cole
The male sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) is the largest living toothed predator on Earth. Its submarine-like shape is perfectly adapted for deep diving…Read More »

— it can swim down to at least 6,500 feet to feed. The whale’s massive bulbous head is about one-third of the animal’s length. It’s also a massive sound generator that helps the whale navigate.   Less «
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