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Contact: Janet Lathrop
University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Ryan McAlarney and Michelle Staudinger, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Caption: Researchers analyzed stomach contents collected by the marine mammal stranding network from 22 pygmy and nine dwarf sperm whales found dead on the mid-Atlantic coast between 1998 and 2011.

Credit: Michelle Staudinger

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