To: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Date: Thu, Apr 12, 2001, 8:39 AM
I have a school project that I have to do on the internal anatomy of a
I also need some Info on the history of whales. It would be great If you
send me some links, paperwork, etc. Thank You Very Much.
There's a lot of informtion on anatomy and history (either history of
whaling, history of human-whale encounters or the evolutionary history of
whales) on this site.
Try the How to Find page to start with:
You can also search through the archives for Ask a Scientist using the words
anatomy and history.
You might also want to consult a number of popular books at the library that
would have descriptions as well as diagrams showing the internal anatomy
Peter Evans' book The Natural History of Whales and Dolphins published in
The multivolume series The Handbook of Marine Mammals by Ridgway and
Harrison, published by Academic Press.
A more popular treatment and lots of photos and diagrams can be found in The
Nature Company Guide to Whales, Dolphins & Porpoises by Carwardine, M et al,
A good university or large public library should have these.
Good luck and all the best,
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