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.

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Topics in this Podcast: whales, biology, evolution