An Explanation

So whales probably do have conversations with each other, explaining life’s mysteries. Right? No? Okay, fine. But while we’re on the topic of unlikely depictions, check out this artistic rendering of a whale and her calf by Conrad Gesner:

by Conrad Gesner, published in 1560 in "Icones Animalium" and more recently in "Monsters of the Sea" by Richard Ellis. Found on the internets at

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