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Drawing, pen and ink. The Mystacoceti or baleen whales are characterized by the presence of plates of whalebone (baleen) in their mouths. The fringed edges of the baleen act as a sieve through which water is strained to remove small animals on which the whales feed. Whaling Slide Show. 16 History; 15 Economics; 17 Geography.
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