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How many types of whales are there?
Question Date: 2011-03-24
Answer 1:

All whales are divided into two large groups of whales, the baleen whales and the toothed whales. Between these two groups, there are a total of about 80 whale species. There used to be many more, but they have gone extinct. For more on whale taxonomy, check out this Wikipedia article:


Answer 2:

There areapproximately eighty species of whales.

Answer 3:

There are about 65 different species of toothed whales and about 9 different species of baleen whales.

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