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baleen:

see whalewhale,
aquatic mammal of the order Cetacea, found in all oceans of the world. Members of this order vary greatly in size and include the largest animals that have ever lived. Cetaceans never leave the water, even to give birth.
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baleen

[be′lēn]
(vertebrate zoology)
A horny substance, growing as fringed filter plates suspended from the upper jaws of whalebone whales. Also known as whalebone.

baleen

whalebone
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Address : Ectorado de la Universidad de les Illes Balears
GENERAL CLASSIFICATION: 1 Serhiy Honchar (Ukr) T-Mobile, 38hours 14mins 17secs, 2 Floyd Landis (USA) Phonak at one minute, 3 Michael Rogers (Aus) T-Mobile at 1:08, 4 Patrik Sinkewitz (Ger) T-Mobile at 1:45, 5 Andreas Kloden (Ger) T-Mobile at 1:50, 6 Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Caisse D'Epargne-Illes Balears at 1:52, 7 Cadel Evans (Aus) Davitamon-Lotto at 1:52, 8 David Zabriskie (USA) Team CSC at 1:53, 9 Marcus Fothen (Ger) Gerolsteiner at 2:03, 10 Christophe Moreau (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance at 2:07
With just Basso, Rasmussen, Valverde and his Iles Balears team-mate Francisco Mancebo for company, Armstrong overtook a breakaway group, including the 38-year old 1997 world champion Laurent Brochard, which had attacked with just six kilometres of the 181km stage gone.
Two prices that stand out can be found in the team match-ups section, where CSC are tasty at 4-5 to finish ahead of Phonak and Iles Balears look far too big at 17-20 to beat Saunier Duval.
20secs, 4 Francisco Mancebo PArez (Spa) Illes Balears - Banesto at 0.
Stage 16 (Bourg d'Oisans - La Toussuire, 182km): 1 Michael Rasmussen (Den) Ra-bobank 5hrs 36mins 04secs, 2 Carlos Sastre (Spa) Team CSC at 1min 41 secs, 3 Oscar Pereiro (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears at 1:54, 4 Cadel Evans (Aus) Davitamon-Lotto at 1:56, 5 Andreas Kloden (Ger) T-Mobile at same time, 6 Christophe Moreau (Fra) AG2R-Prevoyance at 2:3 Selected Others: 44 David Millar (Gbr) Saunier Duval at 25mins 50secs, 110 Bradley Wiggins (Gbr) Cofidis at 44mins 01 secs
The Govern de les Illes Balears, the Balearic Islands' regional government, has introduced a controversial ecotax to counter the environmental threat.
Contract notice: Housekeeping on the premises of the traffic civil guard in illes balears.
SATURDAY: Stage 13: Beziers - Montelimar, (231 km): 1 Jens Voigt (Ger) Team CSC 5hrs 24mins 36secs, 2 Oscar Pereiro (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears at same time, 3 Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Cofidis at 0.
Semences - MG Rover, 16 Magnus Backstedt (Swe) Alessio-Bianchi, 17 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance, 18 Daniel Becke (Ger) Illes Balears - Banesto, 19 David Etxebarria (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi, 20 Laurent Brochard (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance all at same time
Stage 4, Huy (Belgium) - Saint-Quentin (207km): 1 Robbie McEwen (Aus) Davitamon-Lotto 4hrs 59mins 50secs, 2 Isaac Galvez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears, 3 Oscar Freire (Spa) Rabobank, 4 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Credit Agri-cole, 5 Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick-Step-Inner-getic, 6 David Kopp (Ger) Gerolsteiner, 7 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Lampre-Fondital, 8 Francisco Ventoso (Spa) Saunier Duval, 9 Michael Albasini (Ita) Liquigas, 10 Bernhard Eisel (Aut)