Whaul

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The Whaul is an ocean mammal o the order Cetacea that's naither dowphin nor dunter . Thay include the blae whaul, the lairgest ainimal iver tae hae leeved. For centuries, whauls haes been huntit for flesh an as a soorce o vailuable raw stuff. Bi the middle o the 20t century, lairge-scale industrial whaulin haed left mony populations gey depletit, renderin certain speshies fair endangert.

  • Cawin whaul or pat-heid (Globicephala melas)
  • Herrin-hog or spoot whaul (Balaenoptera physalus)
  • Chaffer (Physeter catodon)
  • Pikit whaul or finner (Balaenoptera acutorostrata)
  • Slicht-back (Balaena glacialis)