Scientists Spot Earth's Rarest Whale for 1st Time

2 spade-toothed beaked whales beach selves in New Zealand

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 6, 2012 7:03 AM CST | Updated Nov 10, 2012 12:50 PM CST

(Newser) – Scientists have come face-to-face with the rarest whale on the planet. Two spade-toothed beaked whales beached themselves in New Zealand in 2010, and a new paper describes researchers' identification and analysis of the creatures. "Up until now, all we have known about the spade-toothed...   Read full story »

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