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Sperm whales

Sperm whales

The distinctive square head and dorsal hump of the sperm whale are apparent in this image of a female and calf in breeding grounds east of the Galapagos Islands.

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Gerard Hutching, 'Whales - Sperm whale', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 July 2024)

Story by Gerard Hutching, published 12 Jun 2006