#1 By: Cory Doctorow, August 6th, 2013 22:57
#2 By: Darren Bedwell, August 6th, 2013 23:47
It would be glorious if the whole chart comparing relative whale sizes, shapes, and conservation status was created as a shaggy dog story.
#3 By: hi-endian, August 7th, 2013 00:01
The Pygmy Bryde's Whale doesn't even have its own Wikipedia page, let alone a paragraph. It gets one whole whopping sentence. Not sure it deserves to have its own row on this chart.
#4 By: L Edwards, August 7th, 2013 00:35
You're kidding, I assume. Poor Pygmy Bryde! Just because nobody's written much about it in Wikipedia doesn't mean it doesn't deserve even a line. It's real, it's alive and I hope it stays that way...
#5 By: SedanChair, August 7th, 2013 00:46
We can task 30 or 40 of the folks who spend all their time drawing increasingly refined line drawings of the human penis, and knock this one out in no time
#6 By: retepslluerb, August 7th, 2013 05:46
Yeah, but don't forget to scale the human silhouette by two, or the size will be way off.
#7 By: mo-seph, August 7th, 2013 07:15
Wow, I thought the map of where Tucuxi live was a glitch, but no–inland dolphins!
The tucuxi (Sotalia fluviatilis), alternately bufeo gris or bufeo negro (both in Peru) is a dolphin found in the rivers of the Amazon Basin. The word tucuxi is derived from the Tupi language word tuchuchi-ana, and has now been adopted as the species' common name. Despite being found in geographic locations similar to those of 'true' river dolphins, such as the boto, the tucuxi is not closely related to them genetically. Instead, it is classed in the oceanic dolphin family (Delphinidae). Physicall...
#8 By: just_ok, August 7th, 2013 07:56
couldn't they just use a picture of wikipedia's founder?
#9 By: Daneyul, August 7th, 2013 07:59
I sure hope they can find someone to pinnipedia worthy drawing for Jimmy Whales crab-sourced web site soon! I'd sure hate for it to flounder!
#10 By: unekdoud, August 7th, 2013 09:22
Actually, xkcd beat them to it (look at the first 'citation').
#11 By: uglyredhonda, August 7th, 2013 11:40
#12 By: voidptr, August 7th, 2013 12:44
The joke was added on 19 December 2012, by an anonymous user at IP: 220.127.116.11.
#13 By: Danna Staaf, August 7th, 2013 17:39
Whoa, cool! I actually designed a "cetacean needed" t-shirt in 2011! Now available on Zazzle . . .
#14 By: Cory Doctorow, August 11th, 2013 22:57
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