Viewing page 235 of 263
It looks like you're using a mobile device. We recommend using a physical keyboard for transcription entry.
(2) damage. I glanced through "A Book of Whales" (Progressive Science Series) by F. E. Beddard M.A.F.R.S. John Murray, London & New York (?) : V I think he ventured the suggestion that the period of gestation might be 18 [[insertion ^ mos. [[/insertion]] or more : just as an elephant is long in calf. I found whale fisherman were inclined to this opinion. Ask the increasing scarcity of whale, the "opinion" seems to be that there were "just as many whales as ever", but scattered over the ocean, frightened away by the steam-whalers. The Cook on board the "Lynx", a Norwegian like the rest, said of a whale was hunted from 1 p.m. till 5.30 p.m. and lost in the fog, at last: [[strikethrough]] said [/strikethrough]] : "He hear very good : if he not
Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact email@example.com.