Scientists Think They’ve Discovered a New Species of Beaked Whale

Date: December 12, 2020

Source: ScienceAlert
Author: Carly Cassella

Scientists may have discovered a large-toothed mammal off the western coast of Mexico that they say looks and sounds unlike anything else on Earth.

Researchers collected environmental genetic samples of this strange creature that are still being analysed, but the photographs and acoustic recordings have researchers “highly confident” it’s a never-before-described species of beaked whale.

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