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Under the Sea :D

Amazing!! Such beauty!! You have to be here to experience yourself. This is what I want to protect, the coral reefs. Not that the mangroves and blue holes aren’t important. 200 more words


5. Sperm Whale

Sperm Whale (Physeter catodon): Phuseter (Gr); Blow-pipe or tube, kata (Gr) down/below, odous (Gr) teeth – a reference to the rows of teeth on the lower jaw, the same teeth that the Sperm Whale famously uses to eat it’s favourite prey; Giant Squid. 105 more words


Sperm Whale

The sperm whale gets its name from a wax called spermaceti that is produced in the whale’s head. Whalers used to hunt the sperm whale to harvest this wax for many purposes, including making candles.  295 more words


Did James Bartley Live To Tell Being Swallowed By A Sperm Whale?

Neal Pollard

On his tombstone in Gloucester, England, James Bartley had written “A Modern Jonah.”  Bartley was allegedly swallowed by a sperm whale while helping to hunt and kill the giant in 1891.  511 more words



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Review of Moby-Dick

I read Moby-Dick for a read-along hosted by Adam @ Roof Beam Reader.

What was it about?

Moby-Dick; or, the White Whale by Herman Melville opens with one of the most famous lines in all of literature: … 901 more words

Melville, Herman