19th-century weapon found in whale

19th-century weapon found in whale

There are 2 comments on the Lubbock Avalanche story from Jun 13, 2007, titled 19th-century weapon found in whale. In it, Lubbock Avalanche reports that:

This photo released by the New Bedford Whaling Museum shows the disassembled bomb lance fragment, patented in 1879, left, that was removed from the neck of a bowhead whale captured at Barrow, Alaska, in May ...

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AlphaDog

United States

#2 Jun 13, 2007
Lubbock Avalanche wrote:
"It's unusual to find old things like that in whales,.....
Well, yes, it is. I believe the last thing they had found was Jonah.
Malachi Throne

Canterbury, NH

#3 Nov 4, 2007
You mean Jonah's carcass - after all, he's been in there for a while.

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