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    Essay On Narwhals

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    Narwhals are part of the phylum Chordate and class Mammalia. They belong to the order Artiodactyla or even-toed ungulates which means they bare their weight on the third and fourth toe and the infraorder Cetacean which includes whales. Their family, Monodontidae, only includes Narwhals and Beluga whales. They are part of a one species genus called Monodon and their scientific name in Monodon Monoceros. Narwhals inhabit the cold deep waters of the Arctic Circle, mostly found in North Eastern Canada, Greenland and the Barents Sea. Baffin Bay contains about half the total species population and the Hudson Strait contains a declining population. Occasionally they will ascend rivers. Narwhals depend on ice to make breathing holes, therefor they migrate according to ice formations and melting patterns. During the spring Narwhals will penetrate receding pack-ice and in the winter they inhabit deep-water off shore. Narwhals are predators who consume pelagic fish, squid, shrimp and various bottom dwellers on the seabed. Narwhals have a distinct body shape compared to other whales. They lack a dorsal…

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    Narwhal Social Structure

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    Narwhals are commonly names to be the unicorn whale because of the horn or tusk. Narwhals scientific name is monodon monoceros. The narwhals’ domain is Eukaryotic because it has a nucleus. The kingdom of narwhals is animalia. The phylum for dolphins is chordata the class of narwhal is mammalia. The geographic location for narwhal is in Greenland, Canada, Russia, and the Arctic Ocean. The biome where you can find narwhals is on the surface of the Arctic Ocean. Narwhals live in the icy waters of…

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    Narwhal Research Paper

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    What is a narwhal? A narwhale, or Monodon Monoceros, is a pale-colored porpoise mammal that lives in the Arctic ocean. They weight as much as 1.5 tons and are 13 to 20 feet long. Narwhals grow two teeth. In males, the more prominent tooth grows into a spiral tusk. The tusks grow up to 8.8 feet long. This tusk grows through the narwhal’s upper lip. Females can too grow a small tusk, but it doesn’t get nearly as big as the male’s. The purpose of the tusk is unknown, but scientist believe it is…

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    Narwhals

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    Narwhals Hey fifth grade! I find narwhals very interesting, and for one thing narwhals are also known as “the unicorns of the ocean”; because of their horn-like tusks. They are “one of the rarest whales in the world”. Narwhals diets consist of squid, fish, and shrimp. They are normally “found in the Atlantic and Russian parts of the Arctic”. Narwhals don’t move very fast until they are being chased by a predator”. Narwhals travel in groups of 10-100, or sometimes more. Narwhals are…

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    Narwhal Life Cycle

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    Narwhals are, From many perspectives, the dominant form of life on earth. Narwhals continue to dictate and control many of the ecosystems the inhabit. Narwhals have undergone an interesting history as they evolved from their Bohaskia monodontioides ancestor. They have a long horn that come out of their head. They are like the jedis of the sea. The life cycle of a narwhal starts out with it being born at 5 feet and with no horn/tooth or spots. For 20 months it stays by the mother. The adult…

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    Narwhal: A Short Story

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    Once upon a time, there lived a young narwhal named Steve. Steve was a handsome narwhal. He had the most majestic horn in his city. He was a very intelligent young man. He had the best grades in his class, but Steve had one major flaw… He got distracted by even the most minute things. And one day, his curiosity sent him on the journey of his life. “Mom, what do you think happened to Dad?” Steve asked his mom. He had never met his father. Steve’s dad had disappeared before he was born, and he…

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    Story Of Narwhal Analysis

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    The Story of Narwhals Once upon a time there was a unicorn named Calvin. Why he was named Calvin, don’t ask me. Maybe his parents liked that name. Maybe they didn’t. But that is irrelevant. The point is, Calvin liked long walks along the ocean. Why he liked long walks along the ocean, don’t ask me. Maybe they were nice, relaxing ways to clear his head. Maybe they weren’t. But that is irrelevant. One morning, he was walking alongside the shore he saw a manatee. That’s it. That night he was on…

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    Underwater creatures are amazing and delightful. Some spotted jellyfish that are large have small fishes living with them. Narwhals have a tusk that is actually a tooth that can grow to 10 feet long, but not all narwhals have tusks. Octopi are the smartest invertebrates. Octopi are able to open a container with prey in it. My favorite underwater creatures are narwhals, spotted jellyfish, and octopi. One of my favorite underwater creatures are narwhals. Narwhals live in the Arctic waters of…

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    Have you ever wondered about the fascinating animals lurking beneath the mysterious ocean waves?You might find the narwhal,”the unicorn of the sea”,a bit interesting.Or the walrus,”the tooth -walking marine mammal”,might grab your attention.Both of these extraordinary animals are both different,but you might find some shocking similarities. These two marine mammals both have traits that help their life-style.One trait that these two share are short flippers and tails.These…

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    No one in modern history has ever seen an unicorn, yet does that mean that the animal could not have existed in the past? There is no recognized fossil record for unicorns. But the respected ancient equivalent to biologists had to have seen something. The descriptions are too similar to be a hoax. Also they are too dissimilar to other known animals, especially the narwhal. Will an answer ever be found? It is possible that an unicorn is out there even now, just waiting for us to…

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