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Some of the attractions in Salalah include the blowhole at Mughsayl, the natural springs at Ain Homran, the Tawi Attir sinkhole, ruins of the Queen of Sheba's famed palace at Samhurram and the historic sites at Mirbat.
A necropsy was performed, and a culture swab specimen of the blowhole was submitted for bacteriologic examination; MRSA was then isolated.
They have one blowhole and use echolocation to hunt and find food.
Once we had that original idea, that a whale turned into the Kiama Blowhole, we couldn't get it out of our heads.
Workers at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida, noticed last year that one of their animals had learned to expel air from its blowhole and create a silvery ring of bubbles with a flick of its head.
The hedge was not overgrown; in fact, Zac had lovingly sculpted it into a whale shape complete with blowhole and white-flowering shrubby exhalation.
Tales are told of the two wriggling through a blowhole no bigger than the interior of a coat hanger, and squirming on their bellies along tunnels barely 10 inches high, their nostrils assaulted by the overpowering scent of bat guano.
The combined weight of pots and rope was pulling her down into the water, forcing her to struggle to keep her blowhole above the water.
Around the clock, the crew would stand four-hour watches, scanning the ocean for the spout from a blowhole.
The photos below offer a clue: The southern whales often have a major roll of fat behind their blowhole, which their northern cousins lack.
Shortly afterwards, this most reclusive of Hollywood mammals was dead - beached on that great, glistening foreshore of deep-fried doughnuts in the sky, his mighty blowhole tragically bunged with one last half-eaten chocolate-covered piglet.
The 36-foot-high waterfall and 60-foot-deep blowhole are must-sees at Russian Gulch SP.