4 Photos That Tell The Story Of Humpback Whale Deaths On The East Coast

Two centuries ago, the whaling industry in the northeastern United States was thriving. Harpooned whales, brought back to shore by intrepid fisherman—the likes of which were immortalized in famous works of fiction such as Herman Melville’s Moby Dick —were a reason for celebration. Whale oil was a prized commodity, keeping American colonists awake after dark

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