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Scientists Find What's Believed to be Rarest Whale Species: The Spade-Toothed Beaked Whale

Two years after they washed up on a New Zealand beach, scientists have identified two whale carcasses as members of what they believe is the world's rarest whale species: the spade-toothed beaked whale.

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Host Aaron Schachter speaks with one of the lead researchers on the project, marine biologist Rochelle Constantine.

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