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Has no teeth - instead has long strips of bristled plates that hang from it's upper mouth. Usually they are bigger than toothed whales.
A whale's tail. Whales swim by moving their flukes up and down rather than side to side the way fish swim.
The hole on top of the whale's head that it breathes through. It closes when the whale goes under water.
When a whale sits straight up in the water with its head positioned straight up and out of the water.
When a whale faces downward in the water with only its fluke sticking out and then slaps the water with a loud sound.
the periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding
determining the location of something by measuring the time it takes for an echo to return from it
Smaller than dolphins, have a long, lean sleek body. Do not have a beak like a dolphin. Has a triangular dorsal fin with no curve.
An organ on the sperm whale's head that scientist think may be used to focus or reflect sound or possibly to make it easier for the whale to dive.
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