Posted Wednesday morning, July 12, 2017.
“TOUCHING TUSKS: The narwhal’s iconic tusk is actually a repurposed canine tooth. This complex sensory organ transmits stimuli from ocean water to the brain.” Photo by Paul Nicklen, National Geographic Creative.
The photo’s from a gallery at National Geographic. There are fourteen photos of fourteen species of whales. The pictures are, says reporter Carrie Arnold, “stunning.” That’s no idle boast. To see all fourteen click on the photos or follow the link to 14 Jaw-Dropping Pictures of Whales.