Hi everyone, welcome to a new episode of WHALEZONE.TV, which is now available on our blog!
In this episode, our Marine Biologist Milou explains how Cetaceans control their Buoyancy, using their blubber, bone density and spermaceti organ. Watch, learn and enjoy!
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