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11 Feb — 2019

The Commander Islands nature and Biosphere Reserve specialists sometimes register stranded beaked whales on the coastline of the reserve but we have never seen any atypical mass stranding. The areal of the species is rather large and scientists have long known that some beaked whales beach themselves and die in agony after exposure to naval sonar, and now they know why: the giant sea mammals suffer decompression sickness. Proceed to see a video of rare Curvier’s beaked whales.

Source: https://phys.org/news/2019-01-whales-sonar-provoke-suicidal-behaviour.html

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