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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]
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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