Meet Migaloo, the real-life Moby Dick




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?


Charles Darwin vs. Mocha Dick
Herman Melville vs. Charles Darwin


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