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It's not all rubbish...

Today marks my final day on board the Cap Finistére after four weeks of working as part of ORCAs Wildlife Officer programme. It has been an absolute pleasure and I would like to thank both ORCA and Brittany Ferries for having me on board. 1,253 more words

Sperm Whale

After a day on the beach on the south coast of Cornwall this Sunday, we heard that a Sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus had stranded at Perranporth on the north coast. 120 more words


Battle Scars

I know you my enemy
Do I terrify?
Hide in darkest depths
My will is indomitable
I will hunt until
the ends of the earth… 107 more words


Sperm Whale: The Big Teeth

Download the sperm whale module and the full size minigraphics.


  • Scientific name: Physeter macrocephalus
  • Has the largest brain of any known creature both in body to brain ratio and physical size…
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Coral Triangle Academy

#23: Sperm Whale vs Giant Squid

Mia hates fish! So we spent an entire episode discussing all things aquatic. What happens when monsters of the deep collide? Why is Errol Flynn’s dad so important in the scientific world? 43 more words


Beyond the Leeward Islands, at the southern end of the Lesser Antilles are the Windward Islands. These include Martinique, St Lucia, St Vincent and Grenadines, Cariacou and Grenada, and to the east Barbados. 1,539 more words


Moby Dick - Ahab's Obsessions

When I first came to New York, and if I am not careful even now, I had a tendency to walk looking upward. At stoplights my eyes are drawn to the topmost floors of the tall buildings lining Manhattan where angry NYPD helicopters flit to and fro, like huge metal dragonflies startled from their rooftop sunning sessions. 527 more words

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