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Whales can hear through their bones possessing acoustic properties: study

Using computer simulation of a fin whale head, scientists have discovered that the skulls of at least some baleen whales have acoustic properties that capture the energy of low frequencies and direct it to their ear bones. Baleen whales, also known as mysticetes, are the largest animals on earth, and include blue whales, minke whales, right whales, gray whales and ...

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The UN’s International Court of Justice says-Japan’s whaling not for sceintific research

London, March 31 : The UN’s International Court of Justice (ICJ) Monday asked Japan to stop its whaling programme in the Antarctica. Japan catches about 1,000 whales each year in the region for what it calls scientific research, BBC reported. Australia in May 2010 filed a case with the ICJ, arguing that Japan’s programme – under which it kills whales ...

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