Spectacular fin whale breach a rare sight - GrindTV.com  The fin whale, also called the finback whale, razorback, or common rorqual, is a marine mammal belonging to the suborder of baleen whales. Wikipedia Scientific name: Balaenoptera physalus Rank: Species Higher classification: Balaenoptera

Spectacular fin whale breach a rare sight

rhamphotheca: “ Super rare Footage of the World’s Fastest Whale by Jason G. Goldman One lucky research assistant caught a rare show in the Straits of Gibraltar last week, as a fin whale was spotted.

is a Shark a mammal or fish? That is the question that is perhaps most commonly asked when talking about sharks. Since sharks give birth to pups, and a few species lay eggs, the common consensus is that sharks are mammals.  Across the board, though, 70% of all sharks give birth, while the remaining 30% lay eggs. Sharks are actually fish, which is sure to be a surprise to many.

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Fin Whale

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Fin whale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Fin whale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Astonishing pictures show how a Devon kayaker got up close and personal with a humpback whale feeding frenzy

Humpback whale 'lobtailing' in Chatham Strait. The whale brings its tail down hard on the surface of the water - a sound that can be heard for a distance of several hundred metres underwater. Taken by kayaking photographer Duncan Murrell

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IFAW - International Fund for Animal Welfare Stop Canada from aiding in the international trade of endangered whales.

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The fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus), also called the finback whale, razorback, or common rorqual, is a marine mammal belonging to the suborder of baleen whales. It is the second-largest animal after the blue whale.

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The Finback Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) is the world’s second biggest living animal.

The Finback Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) is the world’s second biggest living animal. Finbacks can grow to nearly 70 feet in length and a weight of 70 tons.

Fin Whale

The fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus), also called the finback whale, razorback, is a marine mammal belonging to the suborder of baleen whales.

"They say the sea is cold, but the sea contains the hottest blood of all, and the wildest, the most urgent..." (D.H. Lawrence) #whale #humpback

Back of a whale. "They say the sea is cold, but the sea contains the hottest blood of all, and the wildest, the most urgent.

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ENDANGERED FIN WHALES ARE BEING SOLD AS DOG TREATS TO RICH JAPANESE — Consumption of whale in countries like Japan & Iceland is already a contentious issue, but now a Tokyo-based company is selling endangered whale meat as “dog treats.” The meat, supplied by a Iceland whaling company, comes from North Atlantic fin whales, an endangered species, according to Japanese environmental group IKAN. Iceland plans to slaughter over 180 fin whales in 2013 for this export market. SICK! SICK! SICK!

Endangered Whales Are Being Sold as Dog Treats to Rich People in Japan

ENDANGERED FIN WHALES ARE BEING SOLD AS DOG TREATS TO RICH JAPANESE — Consumption of whale in countries like Japan & Iceland is already a contentious issue, but now a Tokyo-based company is selling endangered whale meat as “dog treats.” The meat, supplied by a Iceland whaling company, comes from North Atlantic fin whales, an endangered species, according to Japanese environmental group IKAN. Iceland plans to slaughter over 180 fin whales in 2013 for this export market. SICK! SICK! SICK!

Fin whale: The fin whale is the second largest living mammal on earth and is also the fastest swimmer of all the large whales. Their distinctive ridge between the dorsal fin and tale gives the fin whale its nickname ‘razorblade’.  Spotting Tips: Fin whales are mostly found in the pelagic zone of the ocean (open water) and along the coasts. A group of 21 was recently sighted in the Celtic Deep – off the coasts of Cornwall and Wales.

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Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) blowing, Sea of Cortez, Mexico.

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Fin whale breaching - View amazing Fin whale photos - Balaenoptera physalus - on Arkive

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