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Which dolphin has the most teeth?

September 15, 2017

The Long-Beaked Common Dolphin has more teeth than any other dolphin, with up to 67 pairs of teeth lining the jaw. Long-beaked common dolphins are usually found in large social groups averaging from 100-500 animals, […]

What are “Pork Rinds of the North”?

September 14, 2017

  A delicacy for the Inuit natives in Canada and Greenland is maktaq (also muktuk, maktaaq), which is narwal skin that has been dried and cut into pieces. “A year with maktaq is a year […]

What are “Arctic Pork Rinds”?

September 12, 2017

  A delicacy for the Inuit natives in Canada and Greenland is maktaq (also muktuk, maktaaq), which is narwal skin that has been dried and cut into pieces. “A year with maktaq is a year […]

What dolphin is “thick-toothed”?

September 12, 2017

The scientific name Pseudorca crassidens for the False Killer Whale gives an indication of the formidable teeth this species has. The word crassidens is Latin for “thick tooth” which is an apropos description of the […]

What is the whale delicacy “maktaq”?

September 7, 2017

A delicacy for the Inuit natives in Canada and Greenland is maktaq (also muktuk, maktaaq), which is narwal skin that has been dried and cut into pieces. “A year with maktaq is a year without […]

What is a narwhal tusk made of?

September 5, 2017

The tusk of a narwhal is actually a long tooth that has grown beyond the jawline, erupting from the head of the animal and growing up to 9 feet (2.7 m). Like the teeth of […]

Which dolphin has a mustache?

September 1, 2017

The Clymene Dolphin does not have a traditional, hairy mustache, but the markings on its rostrum are distinctive enough to tell the animal apart from his cousins. The dark stripe on both lateral sides of […]

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