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Cuvier’s beaked whale

Ziphius cavirostris

Cuvier’s beaked whale

Cuvier's beaked whale © BMMRO

See all species Cuvier’s beaked whales are the champion divers amongst whales – they hold the record for the deepest and longest dive for any mammal. Cuvier’s have flipper pockets, a special adaption for diving which allows them to tuck their flippers in and make their bodies super-streamlined. Cuvier’s beaked whales are amazing, but like…

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