It is the only living member of the genus Physeter and one of three extant species in the sperm whale family , along with the pygmy sperm whale and dwarf sperm whale of the genus Kogia. The sperm whale is a pelagic mammal with a worldwide range, and will migrate seasonally for feeding and breeding. The females cooperate to protect and nurse their young. Females give birth every four to 20 years, and care for the calves for more than a decade.
Mumbai police has arrested a year-old man in possession of 1. The man had come to the city to sell it in the illicit market. A joint team of police and forest department officials got a tip-off and apprehended the man Rahul Dupare on Saturday in the Cama Lane of Suburban Vidyavihar area, police said. It is a prohibited item.
The inspiration for the white whale of Moby Dick, sperm whales have the largest heads, biggest brains, and make the loudest sound of any animal on Earth. Region: Arctic. Destinations: Lofoten, Greenland, Svalbard, Iceland. Sperm whales usually eat a little over kg almost 2, pounds of food per day.