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Holthuis "The scientific name of the sperm whale". Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Journal of Zoology, London. Orcas go after entire sperm whale pods and will try to take a calf or even a female, but the male sperm whales are generally too big and aggressive to be hunted. Air that passes through the phonic lips passes into the distal sac, then back down through the left nasal passage. Extensive whaling may have decreased their size, as males were highly sought, primarily after World War II.