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Fact Sheets

The American Cetacean Society publishes and maintains a Cetacean Curriculum for use by educators.  Explore our library of fact sheets on cetacean species, and discover everything you want to know about their physical description, life, history, diet, and more!

Cetacean Curriculum

Best suited for grades K-5, this eclectic and experiential curriculum is available at no-cost and has been used by over two million teachers, students, and parents worldwide.

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