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Beluga whale about the beluga whale belugas are also called white whales, and their unusual color makes them one of the most familiar and easily distinguishable of all the whales. Hvalur claims that the whale was a blue-fin whale hybridbut experts agree the slumped leviathan on the icelandic killing slope shows all the features of the largest animal that has ever existed. An introduction to biology the key to understanding biology is understanding its most basic concepts these resources will introduce you to basic biology principles so you can move on to more complex topics. Among the most prominent environmental and conservation issues facing humankind today is the fate of the whale in the company of whales reveals the true nature of these lovable and scientifically fascinating mammals and the ecology of their world.
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