Rorqual Whales Have Unique Stretchy Nerves

A group of marine biologists from the University of British Columbia, Stanford University, and the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History, has discovered that nerves in the mouth and tongue of rorqual whales can more than double their length with no trouble at all. Rorqual whales (Balaenopteridae) are among the largest vertebrates that have [...] —> Read More