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The common dolphin (shown here) and the striped dolphin are similar in size but have very different diets. One eats energy rich prey and the other energy poor species. Photo credit: CRMM/University of La Rochelle

Eating right key to survival of whales and dolphins: UBC research

Nov. 21, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

In the marine world, high-energy prey make for high-energy predators. And to survive, such marine predators need to sustain the right kind of high-energy diet. Not just any prey will do, suggests a new study by researchers from the University of British Columbia and University of La Rochelle, in France.

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The Blue Whale Exhibit at the University of British Columbia's new Beaty Biodiversity Centre is the largest in Canada and articulated in the species' signature lunge-feeding pose  - Photo by Martin Dee

UBC opens Beaty Biodiversity Centre, unveils Canada’s largest blue whale skeleton exhibit

May. 13, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia today officially opened the Beaty Biodiversity Centre, new home to some of the world’s top biodiversity researchers and Canada’s largest blue whale skeleton exhibit.

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