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2. In 'Moby-Dick,' by Herman Melville, what is the species of whale Captain Ahab is hunting?

Though Moby-Dick is a sperm whale, it is implied that it is over ninety feet long, which would be larger than any sperm whale ever recorded. In addition, the white coloration as described in the novel would be extremely unusual in the wild.

Though Moby-Dick is a sperm whale, it is implied that it is over ninety feet long, which would be larger than any sperm whale ever recorded. In addition, the white coloration as described in the novel would be extremely unusual in the wild.

Though Moby-Dick is a sperm whale, it is implied that it is over ninety feet long, which would be larger than any sperm whale ever recorded. In addition, the white coloration as described in the novel would be extremely unusual in the wild.

Though Moby-Dick is a sperm whale, it is implied that it is over ninety feet long, which would be larger than any sperm whale ever recorded. In addition, the white coloration as described in the novel would be extremely unusual in the wild.

Humpback Whale

 

Orca (Killer Whale)

 

Bowhead Whale

 

Sperm Whale

 
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