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baleen

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whalebone

horny plates which hang from the roof of the mouth in some whales (Mysticeti), e.g. right whales and rorquals. The plates filter out krill (small shrimplike crustaceans) from the sea water as it is forced out of the mouth.
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Blasko highlighted that "previous White Papers only mentioned Australia in the context of cooperation and visits", but the 2019 paper has specifically collared the country by saying, "Australia continues to strengthen its military alliance with the US and its military engagement in the Asia-Pacific, seeking a bigger role in security affairs."
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