Arabian Sea Humpback Whales Somehow Manages To Live 70,000 Years Alone

December 4, 2014 6:28 AM

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Researchers from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), the Environment Society of Oman, and other companies have actually made an interesting discovery in the north Indian Ocean: humpback whales occupying the Arabian Sea are one of the most genetically distinct humpback whales on the planet as well as could be one of the most isolated whale populace in the world. The outcomes recommend they have remained separate from various other humpback whale populations for maybe 70,000 years, exceptionally uncommon in a species famed for lengthy range movements.

The findings supply strong indicator that for keeping its home in the exact same location for countless years, the Arabian Sea humpback might be the world’s most isolated humpback whale population.

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