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Calf redirects here; for the lower part of a leg, please see calf (anatomy).

A whale was a large aquatic animal; a young whale is called a calf.

During the 20th century, many female whales were killed while still carrying unborn calves. Somewhere in the same century, George and Gracie wandered into San Francisco Bay while still calves. (Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home)

On Earth, whales communicated though a collection of sounds known as whale song. (Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home)

A sperm whale's intestines created a concretion known as ambergris that was once used to stabilize the scent of perfumes. (TAS: "The Ambergris Element")

In 2286, an alien Whale Probe visited Earth attempting to reestablish communications with the previously extinct humpback whale species. (Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home)

A whale was also a main element in the Earth novel Moby Dick, the prey for Captain Ahab. (Star Trek: First Contact)

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