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Sperm Whales and the Bends

Bone remodeling in whales

Bone remodeling in whales

Whilst looking into the skull of a sperm whale I came across this article looking at sperm whales and the bends and how some of the bones are effected. I have never really considered before that marine animals could suffer from this condition as one would assume that they would adapt for live in the deep ocean.

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