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Anti-whalers say Icelandic hunters killed protected blue whale

Added: 13.07.2018 21:47 | 0 views | 0 comments

The whalers said the whale was a cross between a fin and a blue whale, but experts have said the pictures show a juvenile blue whale.

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From: globalnews.ca

Whale killing: Iceland accused of slaughtering rare whale

Added: 12.07.2018 11:09 | 0 views | 0 comments

Campaigners say that what appears to be a rare blue whale has been killed by Icelandic whalers.

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From: www.bbc.co.uk

'Virtual reality cured my fear of heights'

Added: 12.07.2018 5:02 | 0 views | 0 comments

How Fay Nugent beat her phobia by riding Wilber the Whale through a 10-storey tower block.

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From: www.bbc.co.uk

Ancient bones reveal forgotten history of whales

Added: 11.07.2018 9:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

Old whale bones suggest the origins of whale hunting may go back to the days of the Roman Empire.

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From: www.bbc.co.uk

Ancient bones reveal 2 whale species lost from the Mediterranean Sea

Added: 11.07.2018 9:32 | 0 views | 0 comments

Two thousand years ago the Mediterranean Sea was a haven for two species of whale which have since virtually disappeared from the North Atlantic, a new study analyzing ancient bones suggests. The discovery of the whale bones in the ruins of a Roman fish processing factory located at the strait of Gibraltar also hints at the possibility that the Romans may have hunted the whales.

From: www.sciencedaily.com

Pliny the Elder Wasn't Crazy After All. There Were Whales in the Mediterranean.

Added: 11.07.2018 6:46 | 0 views | 0 comments

A new archaeological finding suggests Pliny the Elder knew exactly what he was talking about.

From: www.livescience.com

Were the Romans the first whale hunters?

Added: 11.07.2018 3:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

Whale bones unearthed at Roman ruins suggest whales were present around the shores of the Roman Empire.

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From: www.bbc.co.uk

Ancient Romans may have killed off whale species in the Mediterranean

Added: 10.07.2018 20:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

Two whales species absent from the Mediterranean today were common there 2,000 years ago - did Roman whalers kick-start their demise?

From: www.newscientist.com

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