Subject: Males and females

Jennifer D. Philips (
Thu, 30 Apr 1998 20:52:35 -1000

>I hope you can help me!  I have researched the whales for my paper and have
>found all the information I need except the answer to this question:
>What are male and female whales called?
>I thought that would be one of the easier questions!  I can't find it
>anywhere!  Can you please help me??  
>Thank you.....  Sam Judd
>                       4th grade

Sam - 

That's a great question.  Males are called bulls and females are called

Thanks for writing to whalenet.  
Aloha - 



Jennifer D. Philips

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