maggiekb at June 18th, 2014 17:36 — #1
mark_martel at June 18th, 2014 20:35 — #2
Maybe the first was a white whale spotted off the island of Mocha in southern Chile named Mocha Dick around 1810-1838. Melville would have been sailing those waters about then--as was Darwin in the Beagle. Wonder if any two of those three ever crossed paths?
maggiekb at June 18th, 2014 21:23 — #3
Charles Darwin vs. Mocha Dick
Herman Melville vs. Charles Darwin
maggiekb at June 23rd, 2014 17:37 — #4
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