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Humpback whales inhabiting the Arabian Sea are the most genetically distinct humpback whales in the world - and may be the most isolated whale population on earth - according to the Environment Society of Oman (ESO).
Japan s slaughter of whales, supposedly in the name of science is cruel and scientifically unnecessary.
The exhibition also highlights how whales have influenced the lives of the indigenous peoples of the South Pacific.
From the time the first European colonists arrived in America, Dolin notes, attempts to kill and profit from whales was a major part of the conquest of America.
The large, slow-moving, coastal whales have virtually vanished from the Atlantic coast of Europe.
Through previous studies, Moore knows that this state of decomposition is usually seen in whales that have been dead for approximately two weeks.
And targeting fin whales is a confrontational and aggressive act.
Breeching is a kind of playful activity in which the whales lift two-thirds of their body out of the water and splash down.
The story begins in Hermanus, a small village in Mda's native South Africa, which has been made famous by the whales that migrate there each year.
As any good marketer knows, the image of young people happily eating is cuter--and far more persuasive--than images of whalers knee deep in the blood, guts and blubber of whales on the decks of whaling boats.