The term whale can refer to all mammals of the order Cetacea, or to only the larger species, or to only to members in families Balaenidae, Balaenopteridae, Eschrichtiidae, Neobalaenidae, Monodontidae, Physeteridae, and Ziphidae.
Whale is the common name for a widely distributed and diverse group of fully
aquatic marine mammals. They are an informal grouping within the infraorder ...
Whales belong to the order cetacea, which includes whales, dolphins and
porpoises. Whales are divided into two suborders: baleen and toothed whales.
Whales are large aquatic mammals that breathe air through blowhole(s) into
lungs (unlike fish which breathe using gills). They live their entire lives in water.
It may be hard to believe, but modern whales
evolved from terrestrial, dog-sized mammals that roamed central Asia about 50 million years ago. Here's the story of cetacean evolution , along with profiles of a dozen or so prehistoric whale
species. More »
At the top of the food chain, whales are vital to the health of the marine
environment but 7 out of the 13 great whale species are endangered or
vulnerable. Learn ...
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