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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Ancient Whale found in Peru


An ancient sperm whale skull and jaw has been found in Peru by scientists. It is said to have bitten huge pieces of flesh out of other whales of its time. It was named Leviathan Melvillei in honor of Herman Melville, author of "Moby Dick", and grew approximately 18 meters long with teeth that were 36 centimeters long.


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