Arabian Sea Humpback Has Been Isolated for 70000 Years

December 4, 2014 4:45 PM

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Despite being a migratory mammal, the Arabian Sea humpback is possibly the most isolated whale population on the planet, according to a new study.

This currently endangered species hasn't left its home in all this time, preventing it from interacting with other humpback whales and making it genetically distinct from populations in the Southern Hemisphere and North Pacific.

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