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Southern bottlenose whale

Hyperoodon planifrons

AKA: antarctic bottlenosed whale, flathead

Southern bottlenose whales are yellow to dark brown in colour, with pale heads. They have two throat grooves and a prominent dorsal fin. Found in cold waters only, they eat mostly squid and can grow to about 7.5 meters.

To learn more about Southern bottlenose whales visit:

http://www.cetacea.org/sbottle.htm

http://www.schoolworld.asn.au/species/bnwhale.html