bottle-nosed whale


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Noun1.bottle-nosed whale - northern Atlantic beaked whale with a bulbous forehead
beaked whale - any of several whales inhabiting all oceans and having beaklike jaws with vestigial teeth in the upper jaw
genus Hyperoodon, Hyperoodon - bottle-nosed whales
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bottle-nosed whale

[ˈbɒtlnəʊzdˈweɪl] niperdonte m
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2007: A northern bottle-nosed whale swam up the Thames into central London.
It is then that Michael recognizes the bottle-nosed whale, speaks to it and the whale replies.
2006 A large mammal that swam up the Thames into London was identified as a northern bottle-nosed whale.
The 24-hour on-call organisation, which was formed by a group of divers in 1988, has had an upsurge in interest through their role in high-profile rescue attempts including that of the bottle-nosed whale which became stranded in the Thames in January.
After the foray in January of a northern bottle-nosed whale into the inner straits of the Thames, it seems somehow appropriate to be reviewing a book about the varied wildlife found within the bounds of our capital.
And mobile phone footage of the northern bottle-nosed whale that was stranded in the Thames in January this year was widely used before cameras got to the scene.
Yesterday's death brought back memories of Milly, the Northern bottle-nosed whale who died after she found her way up the River Thames into central London a fortnight ago.
Millions watched the failed attempt to rescue the Northern Bottle-nosed whale who lost her way in London.
The five-ton northern bottle-nosed whale, which feeds on squid, had not eaten for up to three days.
The 18ft northern bottle-nosed whale, named Wally by rescuers, died on Saturday on a barge which was trying to take it back to deep waters.
Paul Jepson, of the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), hopes to find clues which might explain why the 15ft northern bottle-nosed whale became lost in the river.
The 15ft northern bottle-nosed whale swam up the river into central London on Friday after managing to get past the Thames barrier.