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Whales Are Right or Left "Handed"

Discussion in 'Sea Save Foundation' started by Sea Save Foundation, Nov 29, 2017.

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    Like humans beings, whales are left or right "handed" depending on their feeding strategy. But a recent study of blue whales shows that unlike humans, the whales adapted their strategies based on the availability of food. When eating krill at low depths, blue whales rolled 180 degrees to their right. At shallower depths, they rolled 360 degrees to the left.

    Read more here (story #3).

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