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Old 05-17-2006, 02:53 PM
Skammer Skammer is offline
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Technically speaking, dolphins are whales. They are toothed whales (like Orca and False Killer Whales) as opposed to baleen whales. So the river dolphins mentioned in the OP are, technically, freshwater whales. Not that you would ever find them in the Lake Superior.

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