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Sperm Whale

Physeter macrocephalus


Closeup shot of a Sperm Whale in the Bering Sea of Alaska


I was told by a biologist that the scars on its head are the result of the epic battles fought against giant squid.

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Alaska, USA

Lat: 51.94, Long: -178.19

Spotted on May 25, 2009
Submitted on May 25, 2011

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