Shy species, such as the Cuvier's beaked
whale that can dive 3,000 feet below the surface, have taken years to find and monitor.
They grow to over five metres in length and have a beak and teeth much larger than most other beaked
We know so little about beaked
whales because they prefer deep waters far offshore, where they can dive on one breath of air to depths of over a mile for up to an hour and a half," said Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution biologist Peter Tyack, lead author of the report published March 2011 in the journal PLoS ONE (Public Library of Science).
To better understand how the whale hears, researchers from San Diego State University in California took three-dimensional X rays of two Cuvier's beaked
HAKODATE, Japan - Japan's coastal whale hunting season in the Sea of Japan began Wednesday as the first catch of Baird's beaked
whale was landed in Hakodate port, Hokkaido.
The former Vietnam Marine wrote "A Big Beaked
Big Bellied Bird Named Bill," the first in a series, to teach children individuality and acceptance.
In addition to the Hawaiian event, scientists are still investigating other occasions when large numbers of whales died while sonar was being used nearby: 12 whales died in the Greek Islands in 1996; 6 died in the Bahamas in 2000; and 9 beaked
whales died in the Canary Islands in 2002.
whales (family Ziphiidae) using mtDNA sequences.
05); and striped maple, beaked
hazel, and mountain maple were browsed in proportion to their availability (P > 0.
A man was arrested at Melbourne airport while he was attempting to board a flight to Vienna and was found to be in possession of 11 Leaf-tail geckos, 13 Knob-tail geckos and seven Beaked
geckos, some of which were apparently found on his person according to Reuters.
An inclined lighting tower with an angular beaked
head is skewered into the roof beside the entrance, giving the complex increased visibility from a distance.
Half of the whale and dolphin species globally are considered to be "data deficient" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, including beaked
whales and orcas.