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narwhal

an Arctic whale Monodon monoceros with an extraordinary dentition, no conventional teeth, two upper central teeth only, one of which develops into a long tusk in the male.
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They allowed him to tag and release narwhals that were entangled in the nets, so he could track the regional narwhal population's movements.
Students will also learn that narwhals travel in groups called pods and will be able to view a narwhal skeleton.
Key words: northwest Greenland; Baffin Bay; Melville Bay; passive acoustic monitoring; sperm whales; narwhals; long-finned pilot whales; bearded seals; bowhead whales; beluga whales; narwhal clicks; beluga clicks
The audio data could help researchers tell the difference between narwhal vocalizations and those of neighboring beluga whales.
Since the narwhal is a protected marine mammal, its priceless ivory tusk was illegal for me to bring home.
As on Lamalera, the hunt is seasonal; hunters have to time their arrival with the height of summer, catching the narwhal as it follows the retreating pack ice to feast on halibut, cod and squid within Greenland's bays.
However, the innocent buyer of an unworked piece of ivory - and the rules also cover hippopotamus, walrus and narwhal - is just as liable for prosecution as the person who sold it.
Some are light, as in 'Having Words With Our Puppy,' one of my favourites, others take on more serious subjects, as does 'Narwhal,' which concerns the hunting of Narwhals and the uses made of their unicorn-like tusks.
Building on experience garnered with very lightweight gun mounts (15A/15B) and technologies used for helicopter gun turrets (THL20/THL30), France's Nexter Systems developed the Narwhal - a smart acronym indeed to cover Naval Remote Weapon Highly Accurate, Lightweight.
While much has been made about Obama's sophisticated use of Narwhal, its second-generation voter-information technology system, and, "Orca," Romney's ambitious data-base-monitoring and voter-activation system (which crashed on election-day)--the game-changer was the Obama campaign's capability to systematically build personal relationships that translated into votes.
1150, 1600, 52,000 Weight, in kg, of the average beluga, narwhal and bowhead.