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The Hunt

“Suddenly, a spout of blood rained down upon us from its blowhole. Covered with a stinging mix of hot blood and stomach acids, both crews held their oars overhead and howled in primal guttural shrieks I had never heard before.”

From The Whaler’s Daughter

Oswald Brierly, Whalers off Twofold Bay, New South Wales, 1867, public domain

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