The calf is suckled for up to two years 4. Swedish brand develops beauty from within skin care line using resveratrol. Currently, entanglement in fishing nets and collisions with ships represent the greatest threats to the sperm whale population. The brain is the largest known of any modern or extinct animal, weighing on average about 7. Top 10 Terrifying Prehistoric Sea Monsters. Forty-seven minke whales killed to see how old they were 11 Jul News.
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Organochlorines and heavy metals such as mercury, lead and chromium add to the toxic mix, as does the amount of sound we pump into the sea. It also has been found floating at sea or washed up on a beach, with no whales in sight. They found that squid make fabulous acoustic targets. Sperm whale found with unusual amount of ambergris promising for EU perfume makers Scientists develop lucrative perfume fixative from Mexican plant Givaudan to keep artificial ambergris extract exclusive Beachcombers hope fragrance makers will buy whale vomit Will fragrance makers be tempted by whale vomit? The University of Massachusetts Press. The study was published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society , and states that the advance enables cultures of bacteria to produce a substitute for natural ambergris, which sells for hundreds of dollars an ounce. The North Norway cruise follows the path of more than one kind of whale as it travels amongst the fjords of Troms.