Ginkgo-toothed beaked whale

Ginkgo-toothed beaked whale

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SPECIES
Mesoplodon ginkgodens
LENGTH
5.3 m

The ginkgo-toothed beaked whale is a poorly known species of whale even for a beaked whale, and was named for the unusual shape of its dual teeth. It is a fairly typical-looking species, but is notable for the males not having any scarring.

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References

1. Ginkgo-toothed beaked whale Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ginkgo-toothed_beaked_whale
2. Ginkgo-toothed beaked whale on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/127827012/127827154

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