Kōrero: Whales

Stranded sperm whale

Stranded sperm whale

The most common of the toothed whale group is the sperm whale, whose sharp teeth were often carved by whalers. This whale was stranded on Cape Campbell, Marlborough, in 1995.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10053684
Photograph by Colin Davis

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gerard Hutching, 'Whales - Whales in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7078/stranded-sperm-whale (accessed 19 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Gerard Hutching, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006