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The Magnificent Sperm Whale

Sperm whales are the largest of all toothed whales!

The sperm whale has a distinctive rectangular shape. Its brain is the largest of any creature known to have lived on Earth.
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Sperm whales have characteristic triangular flukes, which help them dive so deep.
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Female sperm whales care for other calves within the pod.
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Growing up to 52 feet and 90,000 lbs, they’re the largest of all toothed whales.
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