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New Calves of 1999 -- Part 7

whale tail photo

Spider's calf

Pitfall

named for the video game; the marks on the right fluke look like someone swinging on a vine

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Tenedor's calf

Chinook

the black mark on the right fluke reminds one of a salmon swimming upstream

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Tongs's calf

Mousetrap

the black marks on the right fluke appear to be a basket ready to drop down on the trap, as in the kid's game

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Ursa's calf

Mobila

the reverse image on the left fluke resembles a manta ray swimming at you (with two eyes high on its head)

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Warrior's calf

Paintball

splats of dark color remind one of the effects of a paintball attack

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