Subject: Whale skulls

Save the Manatee (education@savethemanatee.org)
Thu, 2 Dec 1999 13:28:17 -0500

Dear Margaret,

Thanks so much for your question about whales.  Unfortunately, Whalenet is
focusing on manatees this week, and I'm the manatee expert.  You can find
out more information on whales by visiting Whalenet at:
http://whale.wheelock.edu/

Nancy Sadusky
Communications Director
Save the Manatee Club
500 N. Maitland Ave.
Maitland, FL  32751
1-800-432-JOIN (5646)
http://www.savethemanatee.org

----- Original Message -----
From: Margaret Shepard <bshepard@mediaone.net>
To: <education@savethemanatee.org>; <pita@whale.wheelock.edu>;
<kburnett@whale.wheelock.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 1999 10:10 AM
Subject: whales


> Hi, I just have a brief question regardingt the skull configuration of
> certain types of whales:
>
>     What is the difference between the skull configurations of the Sperm
> Whale (physeter catodon),   the Right Whale (eubalaena glacialis), and
> the Fin Back (balenopiera physalus)? How do the skull configurations of
> these amazing mammals relate to the ecology of the whales?
>