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Albino whale spotted off of Argentina

In case you were wondering: Moby Dick, the famous white whale of literature, was a sperm whale, not a right whale. Herman Melville describes the difference:

As in general shape the noble Sperm Whale’s head may be compared to a Roman war-chariot (especially in front, where it is so broadly rounded); so, at a broad view, the Right Whale’s head bears a rather inelegant resemblance to a gigantic galliot-toed shoe. Two hundred years ago an old Dutch voyager likened its shape to that of a shoemaker’s last. And in this same last or shoe, that old woman of the nursery tale with the swarming brood, might very comfortably be lodged, she and all her progeny.

Read the rest of Moby Dick's Chapter 75 here.