mocha dick

Posted: August 31st, 2020 | No Comments »
The killing in the 1830s of Mocha Dick, a giant sperm whale said to attack whaling ships with premeditated ferocity. Mocha Dick was an inspiration for Melville’s “Moby-Dick.”Credit...Alamy
The killing in the 1830s of Mocha Dick, a giant sperm whale said to attack whaling ships with premeditated ferocity. Mocha Dick was an inspiration for Melville’s Moby Dick. Credit: Alamy. Via the NY Times.



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