Leviathan: The Wolf of Whale Street


Two male livyatan whales fighting for the right to mate. Alvaro Rozalen/Stocktrek Images/Getty

Canst thou draw out Livyatan melvillei with a hook? In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick explore the awesome undersea world of carnivorous whales -- as well as the sperm whale ancestor that may have preyed on its fellow toothed cetaceans.

Related Content:

Osedax: Sex Life of an Ocean Bone Worm (podcast)

Mini-Gallery: Mouth of the Whale

Other STBYM whale episodes

Topics in this Podcast: whales, biology, evolution