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February 9, 2014 12:00 AM

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Australian researchers have identified a new species of mysterious beaked whale based on the study of seven animals stranded on remote tropical islands in the Indian and Pacific oceans. Beaked whales, a widespread but little-known family of toothed whales, are found in deep ocean waters beyond the edge of the continental shelf throughout the world’s oceans.

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