How do you tell if a whale is left-handed?


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How do you tell if a whale is left-handed?

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  Last updated November 21, 2017 at 4:30 pm

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Scientists have just discovered that blue whales exhibit 'lateralisation bias' (otherwise known as being right- or left-handed). But even right-handed whales will do an epic left-handed barrel roll when a tasty enough meal is on offer. Find out more about the biggest animals on the planet here.

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