It may seem straight out of Moby Dick, but a rare white whale is thrilling Australians off the eastern coast.
The albino humpback has been nicknamed "Migaloo" by researchers who track his movements.
Albino whales are rare and Migaloo is the only documented all-white humpback adult, according to Peter Harrison, director of marine ecology research at Southern Cross University in Australia.
Migaloo was first seen in 1991 when he was a juvenile, Harrison says, and researchers believe he is now in his 20s.
The humpbacks are on their annual migration from their breeding grounds along the Great Barrier Reef back to feed in the Antarctic.
This too will blamed on George W. Bush.
So quick to judge. I think your aim is off. You should be blaming Herman Melville.
Call me Ishmael.
Hi Ishmael. Now get off the blog and back into the book! I am only on page 348 where you help Queequeg turn his coffin into a life buoy . I can't finish reading with you running rampant out here in the real world.
And we care, why?!
Lol, SY. That made me laugh. When I was a kid, there was a raven who showed up at the same time every day at my grampas house for a snack. My grampa called him Queequeg.
Maybe this will trigger the second comming of Flipper.
You guys all post dumb stuff, maybe cause you are dumb. The whail news is real cool i think.
Is there Mrs Queequeg?
Wow @ TvNyc, that was harsh! Youre post wasnt that outstanding either and it doesnt appear this article drew a whole lot of response anyway! Laughter is a good thing, and i thought raven and SY were quite funny. You need to lighten up a little enjoy life!
Migaloo isn't his name; it's Fred.
He told me.
Migaloo is his slave name.
But...but....he's w h i t e!
How many want to bet that some country, won't name them, will kill it and sell the meat for millions?
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