rachel carson quote

The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction. -rachel carson

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The sperm whale (physeter macrocephalus) is the largest of the toothed whales, and has a life expectancy of about 70 years.  A mature whale has few natural predators.  It is the deepest diving mammal, reaching depths of three kilometres as it searches for prey.  Females give birth to between 7-10 calves over their lifetime, each…