Science Quiz / California Cetaceans by Scientific Name

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Can you identify these species of dolphins and whales by their scientific name?

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Scientific NameCommon Name
Ornicus Orca
Balaenoptera physalus
Megaptera novaeangliae
Balaenoptera musculus
Tursiops Truncatus
Physeter macrocephalus
Scientific NameCommon Name
Eschrichtius robustus
Delphinus delphis
Balaenoptera acutorostrata
Phocoena phocoena
Delphinus capensis
Grampus griseus

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Created Dec 31, 2014SourceReportNominate
Tags:California, dolphin, Whale

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