Pygmy Right Whale
Pygmy right whale is a cute creature.
name is Caperea Marginata,
belongs to a different family (Neobalaenidae)
from other right whales.
is called a right
whale, it is actually closer related to
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It is the smallest baleen
whale in the world.
It is about five meters
long and weighs about three tons.
It is found in the Southern
Hemisphere, where it is believed to be circumpolar and found along the
coasts of South Africa, southern Australia, South America and New
It eats copepods and has a small blow and slow swimming speed.
Being a small whale, it wasn't hunted much during the whaling days and
is not believed to be endangered, however its populations are not very