I happen to have finally picked up Herman Melville‘s Moby Dick for the first time and just came across his very loose classification attempt of cetaceans in Chapter 32. Melville doesn’t get all that much right, but luckily he doesn’t purport to. He includes the ‘Narwhale’ in BOOK II (OCTAVO) CHAPTER III of his library […]Read more "Melville’s Classification of the Narwhal"
Wondering what you can do? Or wondering whether or not narwhals are real? Well, you can sign the Greenpeace and Clyde River petition here for starters. And, secondly, they are real. Here’s some proof. And here’s some more. Need More? As it turns out, Narwhals Are Real! And they’re in danger this summer from oil […]Read more "Let’s Keep Narwhals Real!"