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A Real Life White Whale that Destroyed Over 20 Whaling Ships and Survived Encounters with Another 80

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Today I found out about a real life white whale that destroyed over 20 whaling ships and reportedly survived encounters with another 80 or so. The massive 70 foot long albino sperm whale was named Mocha Dick and was one of the two whales that inspired the novel Moby Dick.  Mocha Dick was given his name as he was first […]

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