Kerri J. Smith – beaked whales


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I found another bright young scientist to amplify today. This is Kerri J. Smith, who is studying Sowerby’s beaked whale.

No, I’d never heard of this species either. #TIL

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Sowerby’s beaked whale; photo by Pj Vanderlinde.

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Sowerby’s beaked whale (top) and Cuvier’s beaked whale (bottom), by Archibald Thorburn. Source British Mammals (1920–21. plates here)

 

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