Subject: Re: whale with a horn

Peter Scheifele (scheifel@uconnvm.uconn.edu)
Fri, 22 Jan 1999 09:46:05 -0500

The closest thing I have ever seen to a whale with a horn is a NARWHAL.  The
"tusk" of a Narwhal is not a horn however, it the the male Narwhal's left
front tooth!  I hope this helps!









At 05:15 PM 1/21/99 EST, you wrote:
>Dear Dr Scheifel:
>
>I am a 3rd grader.  I am writting to you for extra credit on a report.
>
>I want to know if you have ever seen a whale with a horn?
>
>I saw a picture of one.
>
Peter M. Scheifele
Bioacoustics Research
Marine Operations Manager
Education Programs Director
National Undersea Research Center
North Atlantic and Great Lakes



Peter M. Scheifele
Senior Bioacoustician
University of Rhode Island
Department of Ocean Engineering
Bioacoustics Research

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