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Beluga Whale

Unlike other cetaceans whose neck vertebrae are fused, the beluga whale has a flexible neck to allow for maneuvering as it hunts or escapes from predators.

Beluga Whale

Beluga whales use their teeth to grasp prey, rather than for cutting or chewing, and the number of teeth varies with sex and age.

Beluga Whale

Beluga whale development is not completely known, but gestation is known to last 14 months.

Beluga Whale

Beluga whales are only found in the Northern Hemisphere in the Arctic and subarctic waters of Asia, Europe, and North America.