Arabian Sea Humpback Whales Were Isolated for 70,000 Years

December 4, 2014 11:44 AM

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Researchers from the American Museum of National History, the Wildlife Conservation Society, the Environment Society of Oman and many more have examined and uncovered that humpback whales from the Arabian Seas, are not different when it comes to genetics from other whales. The problem is that the Arabian Sea humpback whales were isolated for 70,000 years and there was no contact between them and other wales in this period of time.

The humpback whales are known for their migration on long distances but they continue to impress researchers with the way they maintained their population in their natural habitat for thousands of years. The whales were not the only ones surviving but the Arabian Sea humpback whales were isolated fo...

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