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World’s rarest whale seen for first time: Spade-toothed whale

spade-toothed whale external morphology

We’ve got an actual photograph of it too, but it’s not pretty, so you might want to stop eating before you scroll down… Considered the least known and rarest species of whale, and one of the world’s rarest living mammals, the spade-toothed whale (Mesoplodon traversii) has been seen for the first time after a mother [...]

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