The following paper was recently published in the Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK;
Killer whale (Orcinus orca) occurrence and predation in the Bahamas
by, Charlotte Dunn and Diane Claridge
it is available here:
Fig 1. Blue whales are the largest animals to ever live on earth. They also have huge plugs of earwax that reach over one foot long. Gross.
Well, more than you might think. Whales have entirely internal ears (see Fig 2 below). As a result earwax accumulates within […]
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For more background check out past coverage on Georgie the manatee from Abaco Scientist posts and links to more from BMMRO:
Cool article. Not Bahamas specific, but it does include a barb
yesterday BMMRO, www.bahamaswhales.org, had a 4 species day, just going out in the afternoon when the wind died down .. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bahamas-Marine-Mammal-Research-Organization/136763936342841 – the finale was a very rare sighting of a brown browed albatross!