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New Zealand whales: Why are so many getting stranded?

Added: 08.12.2018 22:20 | 2 views | 0 comments

Illness, warmer waters and the fact that pilot whales travel in sociable groups could all play a role.

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Whales lost their teeth before evolving hair-like baleen in their mouths

Added: 07.12.2018 18:01 | 2 views | 0 comments

Rivaling the evolution of feathers in dinosaurs, one of the most extraordinary transformations in the history of life was the evolution of baleen -- rows of flexible hair-like plates that blue whales, humpbacks and other marine mammals use to filter relatively tiny prey from gulps of ocean water. Now, scientists have discovered an important intermediary link in the evolution of this innovative feeding strategy: an ancient whale that had neither teeth nor baleen.

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Maureen Whale death: Pensioner who died after burglary targeted by 'opportunistic thieves' who broke into several homes on same road, police say

Added: 07.12.2018 11:16 | 11 views | 0 comments

Detectives released images of jewellery stolen in three other burglaries that took place the night Maureen Whale died at her home in Barnet.

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What made the whales beach in New Zealand?

Added: 07.12.2018 2:18 | 2 views | 0 comments

Illness, warmer waters and the fact that pilot whales travel in sociable groups could all play a role.

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Prehistoric whales used to simply suck their food out of the ocean

Added: 06.12.2018 17:19 | 12 views | 0 comments

A 33-million-year-old-fossil suggests some whales evolved baleens for filter feeding only after losing their teeth, so they must have sucked food from the water

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Scott Eastwood Has a Very Close Encounter with Orcas in Mexico

Added: 06.12.2018 15:19 | 13 views | 0 comments

Scott Eastwood had a very up close and personal run-in with a couple killer whales while paddle boarding down in Mexico -- and while it's incredible to see ... it's also kinda scary. Clint Eastwood's son posted a video of himself out in the waters...

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Oligocene-Epoch Whale Had Neither Teeth Nor Hair-Like Baleen

Added: 03.12.2018 12:51 | 16 views | 0 comments

A team of U.S. paleontologists has described a remarkable new species of whale that lived about 33 million years ago (Oligocene epoch). The researchers found that this toothless whale, named Maiabalaena nesbittae, had no baleen, showing a surprising intermediary step between the baleen whales that live today and their toothed ancestors. “Maiabalaena nesbittae represents a [...]

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What made the whales beach in New Zealand?

Added: 03.12.2018 4:17 | 5 views | 0 comments

Illness, warmer waters and the fact that pilot whales travel in sociable groups could all play a role.

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