Northern Bottlenose Whale

Northern Bottlenose Whale is an interesting animal.

Its latin name is Hyperoodon ampullatus, and it is found in northern oceans.

Northern Bottlenose Whale, Hyperoodon Ampullatus, Surfacing for Air
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It can be up to almost 10 meters long and weigh up to 7.5 tonnes.

It has got a short beak, short flippers and curved dorsal fin. It is found in Arctic waters and unlike the Southern Bottlenose Whale, it was hunted quite heavily during the whaling days.

It dives quite deep and it eats different kind of marine animals such as fish, holothurians, squid and sea stars.

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