Qilaluga Tuugaalik means narwhal in Inuktitut.
If it weren't for its tusk, the 'unicorn of the sea,' or the narwhal, would be toothless. Needless to say, it doesn't do a lot of chewing. But, hey, who needs to chew when your diet consists of the slippery and slimy creatures of the deep: fish, squid, octopuses and mollusks? The male narwhal uses its only tooth to spar with other males when competing for females. So, older male narwhals end up tattooed with scars.
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