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Sperm Whale Anatomy: Label Me!
|Sperm Whale Information|
Blowhole - the hole on the top of the head through which the whale breathes air (it is the whale's nostril).
Box-like head - the sperm whale's head is shaped like a box .
Conical teeth - the sperm whale has huge, conical teeth in the lower jaw (they fit into sockets in the upper jaw).
Dark gray to black skin - the thick skin covers a thick layer of blubber (fat) .
Ear - hearing organs located behind the eyes.
Eye - sight organs located on the head.
Fluke - one half of the wide tail.
Flippers - the pair of small, wide, flat forelimbs that are used for swimming.
Median notch - the indentation between the two flukes.
Hump - the sperm whale has a small hump on its back .
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