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Related to Northern bottle-nosed whale: Hyperoodon ampullatus
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Noun1.bottlenose 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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2007: A northern bottle-nosed whale swam up the Thames into central London.
2006 A large mammal that swam up the Thames into London was identified as a northern bottle-nosed whale.
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.
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.
While the Thames may be home to a northern bottle-nosed whale for the first time since records began, the river has previously played host to a variety of unusual visitors.

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