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Sperm Whale Research Paper

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The Sperm Whale looks like a plain whale and it is just like any other whale with some difference. The name of the Sperm Whale is the weirdest thing about it, I think. To discover this you will need to read a bit. The Sperm Whale or Physeter Catodon is like the legend of Moby-Dick! He's the greatest living creature with teethes on this world. The Sperm Whale, here we are again, why is it called the sperm whale? It has a white-milky substance (Spermaceti) in his head and people first thought that it was sperm. That's why it has such an abnormal name. The Sperm Whale appears everywhere around the world to feed himself with fish and squids. Especially Giant Squids seems to be his favorite meal! To catch these creature he sometimes need to dive…show more content…
The Sperm Whale feeds himself with Giant Squids, octopus, fish (The Sperm Whale eats 3% of his body weight every day). They are real squid killers however if they encounter colossal squids who can weigh up to 500 kg they need to struggle. It isn't sure, but there are scars found on the head of Sperm Whales that indicate attacks from Giant squids. They also feed on deep sea fishes like the dragonfish and the toothfish. The large head of the Sperm Whale is a big mystery. Maybe it helps them to communicate with others over great distances or is it used as a echolocator to locate his pray in dark. They are one of the deepest diving animals that can go up to 3000m deep! The Sperm Whale can reach these unbelievable depths because of his special adaptations. He has 3 tons blood that contains enough oxygen to reach these depths, a flexible ribcage and he can slower down his hart rate to preserve valuable oxygen. However the Sperm Whale has bones and after to much diving these bones get damaged by the pressure. The population of Sperm Whales is unknown and some scientist believe that the count of them is around 200.000-2.000.000 Sperm Whales. However the hunt on the Sperm Whale for it's flesh and oil have decimated the specie. Sperm Whales are aggressive and they've attacked ships in the past who tried to kill
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