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Large Blue Whales

Naturevolume 79page98 (1908) | Download Citation

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I HAVE just acquired for the Canterbury Museum the skeleton of a huge blue whale (Balaenoptera sibbaldii). The whale was cast on to the beach at Okarito, on the west coast of the South Island of New Zealand, early this year, and measured 87 feet in length.

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    • EDGAR R. WAITE

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