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New Whales of 2000- part 1

whale tail photo

Arlington

a white mark on the right fluke resembles a small tombstone

whale tail photo

Arrakis

dusty landscape reminescent of the desert planet from Dune

whale tail photo

Cassini

named for the dark strip on the right fluke which resemble the separation between the two biggest rings of Saturn

whale tail photo

Centipede

three dots on the left fluke form an insect-like form

whale tail photo

Charybdis

swirling coloration in the center of the tail resembles the mythical whirlpool

2000 Whales

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