Uncover Narwhal Secrets

Millions of nerve endings in the tusk that suggest it’s a sophisticated sensor

The narwhal is famous for the long ivory tusk that spirals up to 9 feet forward from its face.

Research supported by WWF has revealed some amazing things – like millions of nerve endings in the tusk that suggest it’s a sophisticated sensor. Now new research shows narwhals appearing to use their tusks for a purpose never before documented. Continue reading “Uncover Narwhal Secrets”