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This is a list of the mammal species recorded in Tokelau. There are five mammal species in the waters off Tokelau, all of which are of the order Cetacea.

Order: Cetacea (whales)

The order Cetacea includes whales, dolphins and porpoises. They are the mammals most fully adapted to aquatic life with a spindle-shaped nearly hairless body, protected by a thick layer of blubber, and forelimbs and tail modified to provide propulsion underwater.

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