WHALE EARWAX – A NEW FRONTIER

By September 23, 2013Ocean Alliance News, Whales

Blue whale earwax - Photo by Michelle Berman- Kowalewskic, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara

Researchers are discovering that earwax from whales can hold valuable information from their lifetime, including their toxic load. A new article from National Geographic.com explains this newly emerging science, including the opinion of Dr. John Wise on the value of the data. Check out the fascinating article here.

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