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NZ scientists in world first discovery of the elusive spade-toothed beaked whale

Tuesday, November 6th 2012 - 20:56 UTC
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New Zealand scientists have made a world first discovery when they identified two skeletons belonging to the spade-toothed beaked whale, which is so rare that nobody has seen one alive. A 17-foot whale mother and her calf beached themselves in New Zealand in 2010 and were buried misidentified for a much more common type of whale that occasionally strands on NZ beaches. Read full article


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  • briton

    side on, it lookes like a giant mouse for a moment..

    Nov 07th, 2012 - 01:08 am - Link - Report abuse 0
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