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Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 811, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 6
Category: Icthyology   Cetacea   
Topic: The Whale-Guide. [In ancient lore, and related by Plutarch, the whale is reputed to need a small fish to guide it and in return it allows the fish to sleep in its mouth. The Athenaeum says that the account of Plutarch is mythical as fishes do not sleep at all]
Person: PLUTARCH   
Source: Dr. Cleghorn`s Thesis De Somno   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 956, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 9
Category: Zoology   Music   Animal Habits, Personality   Cetacea   Seals   Folklore   Literature   
Topic: Musical Whales. [Many literary references to the responses of whales, dolphins and seals to music]
Person: SCOTT, Sir Walter   
Source: Carew: Description of Cornwall, 135   

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 78, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Geography), Para 3
Category: Geography   Arctic   Ecology   Cetacea   
Topic: North-West Passage proved by Whales. [Whales have given the best evidence for the existence of a sea passage round the pole. Whales harpooned (with identifiable weapons) in Greenland seas have been found in the Pacific]
Person: COOL, Jacob   VISCHER, Peter Jansz   BASTIAANZ, William (Admiral of the Dutch Greeland fleet)   
Source: Beschryving der Walvisvangst, vol. ii, p. 38   

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