Giant Whale-eating Whale Discovered

Giant whale-eating whale discovered

The massive skull and jaw of a 13-million-year-old sperm whale has been discovered eroding from the windblown sands of a coastal desert of Peru. Sperm Whale - Cetacea - Moby Dick - Peru - Biology

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