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Sperm whale

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The sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus), or cachalot, is the largest of the toothed whales and the largest toothed predator. It is the only living member of ...

Sperm Whales, Sperm Whale Pictures, Sperm Whale Facts ...

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Learn all you wanted to know about sperm whales with pictures, videos, photos, facts, and news from National Geographic.

The Wonders of the Seas: Sperm Whales - Oceanic Research Group

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Includes photographs and information on the sperm whale.

Sperm Whales, Physeter macrocephalus ~ MarineBio.org

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Find out what's known about Sperm Whales, Physeter macrocephalus, Mammalia, Cetartiodactyla, Physeteridae, including their world range and habitats, ...

The Marine Mammal Center : Sperm Whale

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The sperm whale is the largest toothed whale. Males reach 60 feet (17 m) in length and the smaller females are 37 feet (12 m). They are dark gray in color, have ...

Sperm Whale - National Wildlife Federation

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Gulf of Mexico sperm whale, it's environment and how that was affected by the Gulf oil spill.

The Sperm Whale's Deadly Call | Science | Smithsonian

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Whalers pursued sperm whales for the rich oil in their oversized heads. Now biologists are on the tail of these deep-diving, long-lived, sociable and mysterious ...

Physeter macrocephalus (Cachelot, Pot Whale, Spermacet Whale ...

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Efforts to assess the conservation status of sperm whales and the impact of historical whaling on contemporary structure are compromised by the absence of a ...

Sperm whale videos, photos and facts - Physeter macrocephalus ...

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Learn more about the Sperm whale - with amazing Sperm whale videos, photos and facts on ARKive.

Sperm Whales Are the World's Largest Battering Rams - Gizmodo

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Apr 5, 2016 ... In 1820, a sperm whale attacked and sank the Essex, a whaling ship from Massachusetts. The incident inspired Herman Melville to write Moby ...

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Dwarf Sperm Whale
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea Family: Physeteridae Genus: Kogia
Species: Kogia simus
The Dwarf Sperm Whale (Kogia sima) is one of three species of whale in the sperm whale family. They are not often sighted at sea and most of our understanding of the creatures comes from the study of washed-up specimens. Nowadays... More »
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Sperm Whale Species Guide - WDC

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Physeter macrocephalus species guide, facts and images. The largest toothed whale in the world, the sperm whale is one of the deepest diving whales.

SPERM WHALE - Enchanted Learning

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The sperm whale is the largest toothed whale and lives in pods. It grows to be about 50 feet (15 m) long. It lives at the surface but dives very deeply to catch the  ...

Sperm Whales - National Marine Mammal Laboratory

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The sperm whale received its name from an organ inside its head—the spermaceti organ—that old-time whalers used to believe produced sperm. Instead, the ...