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  1. Phil

    Phil Colossal Squid Supporter Registered

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    OK, it's non-ceph but well worth a look.

    The first ever example of whale flatulence has been captured on film. "It stinks" stated an expert.

    Whale flatulence
     
  2. Steve O'Shea

    Steve O'Shea Colossal Squid Supporter

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    Hilarious stuff, except for the statement "Internationally there is a big push ... saying there are now too many whales eating too many fish and so we have to kill them" :x
     
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    Whoa:o! I'm just glad Im not one of them.
     
  4. Colin

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    Isn't it Iceland that has a big push on to start killing whales again?
     
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    Wait a minute, I thought we were discussing my flatulence problem!! Suddenly it turns into a debate on the killing of whales?
    :heee:

    Actually, I got the impression that the article was pushing the research about whales to see what kind of impact they were having on fishing. Whether or not the writers of the article want to kill more whales (and it does seem like they do) the people doing the research will most likely find that whales have a very small effect when compared to the total industry itself.

    It could turn out to be an argument AGAINST killing whales - a good thing in my opinion.
     
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    I'm not an ecologist, but attaching satelite tracking devices to dung??
     
  7. Phil

    Phil Colossal Squid Supporter Registered

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    :D :lol:

    I'm afraid it has begun. The first Minke has just been killed. Report on this here:

    Icelandic whalers harpoon their first Minke whale
     

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