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Right Whales

Scott D. Kraus and David E. Gaskin

in The Encyclopedia of Mammals

Third edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199206087
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191728051
Right Whales

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The right whale owes its name to whalers. It was so called because it was the “right” whale to hunt

Reference Entry.  4885 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences

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