Stretchy Nerves Help Explain A Baleen Whale’s Prodigious Gulp

From CBC: Scientists at UBC have discovered — by accident — a rorqual whale can take a gulp of water that’s bigger than its massive body, then bounce back to its normal shape. The whale has nerves to its mouth and tongue that can stretch to double their normal length, then snap back without damage, said Wayne… Continue reading Stretchy Nerves Help Explain A Baleen Whale’s Prodigious Gulp