bowhead whale


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Noun1.bowhead whale - large-mouthed Arctic whalebowhead whale - large-mouthed Arctic whale    
baleen whale, whalebone whale - whale with plates of whalebone along the upper jaw for filtering plankton from the water
Balaena, genus Balaena - type genus of the Balaenidae: Greenland whales
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Dozens of the animals were seen at the bottom of the slope, eating the carcass of a bowhead whale that had washed ashore.
720K to document bowhead whale health as may be required for efficient and human subsistence harvest, and to fulfill other US obligation as regulated by the International Whaling Commission.
Mikkel Winther Pedersen, a molecular paleoecologist at the University of Cambridge in England, and his colleagues last year decoded animal DNA from the soil of archaeological sites in Greenland, documenting bowhead whale hunting 4,000 years ago.
The bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus) is a large, slow-swimming baleen whale that spends its entire life associated with high-latitude seas.
Even with the uncertainty, the shark outdoes what Nielsen considers the previous record holder: a bowhead whale estimated to have lived 211 years.
The animals currently included are, zebra, ape, car, lion, owl, pig, moose, duck, horse, elephant, raccoon, bowhead whale, wolf, sheep, rooster, humpback whale, turkey, tiger and cow.
Any risk to the survival of the bowhead whale [that] may be posed by the continuance of aboriginal whaling cannot be justified on nutritional grounds" (37).
122 years: Longest recorded human lifespan - Jeanne Louise Calment who died in France in 1997 177 years: Longest living land animal - Galapagos tortoise 200 years: Longest living sea mammal - Bowhead whale 365 years: Reputed age of Biblical figure Enoch, according to the Book of Genesis 416 years: Age Michelle Winstone would have to reach to pay back PS51,034 at PS2.
Every year, up to eighty polar bears gather on the frozen shores of Barter Island to feast on the hunter-harvested bowhead whale remains.
Every year, up to 80 polar bears gather on the frozen shores of Barter Island to feast on the hunterharvested bowhead whale remains.
The Great Polar Bear Feast Astonishing story of how every early September, up to 80 polar bears gather on the shores of Barter Island in Alaska to feast on bowhead whale remains.
baked whitefish with rendered seal oil, caribou stew, carious Alaskan mammals, such as bowhead whale or beluga blubber.