Narwhal

Well here’s an animal you don’t usually hear about everyday. The narwhal, Latin name Monodon monocerus, is a part of the “white whales” family being one of just the two species. The other is the beluga whale. However, being as though they don’t have the tusks like the males do, female and children narwhals can be mistaken as their cousins, the Beluga but only being a tad bit darker.
They live on the Arctic Ocean and the surrounding waters and they eat large fish and also squid that live near or on the bottom. They also have some predators like the Orca and Polar bear. The Narwhal is also threatened with extinction as quoted on Oceana.org: Continue reading