Subject: mammaries

Peter Scheifele (
Sun, 30 Mar 1997 13:14:42 -0500

At 11:09 AM 3/29/97 -0600, you wrote:
>do whales have mammary glands? if so, do they nurse their young???
>Dear Bite,

        Yes, whale most certainly do have mammary glands and the do indeed
nurse their young (and quite adeptly I might add).  I trust this answers
your question?
Peter M. Scheifele
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University of Connecticut
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