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Four Arnoux's Beaked Whales observed from Polarstern expedition
...al. Arnoux's is one of the biggest species amongst beaked
whales. The ones observed were probably 9 metre long. These deep-sea feeding whales are particularly sensitive to underwater acoustic disturbances. The pictures showed a whole array of scars on their skin, which are already under investigation. Some ...
Antarctic marine explorers reveal first biological changes after collapse of polar ice shelves
...ke whales close to the pack ice edge and very rare beaked
whale species near Elephant Island. "It was surprising how fast such a new habitat was used and colonized by Minke whales in considerable densities," says specialist Dr. Meike Scheidat of Germany. "They indicate that the ecosystem in the water colu...
Rise of dinosaurs in Late Triassic more gradual than once thought
.... The other precursor was an unnamed, quadrupedal, beaked
grazer about three times the size of Dromomeron and similar to Silesaurus. "Everyone thought that all the dinosaur precursors were little carnivorous, bipedal animals," Irmis said. "This Silesaurus-like creature still has the gestalt of a dinosaur,...