Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Whales around Iceland

From the beginning of history, people have regarded whales with mixed feelings, seeing them variously as terrifying beasts, animals to be exploited or mysterious and fascinating beings of wonder. In the eyes of some, whales are shrouded in mystique, while others see them as man's rivals on the fishing-grounds. For the most part, whales are now protected, and the last few years more and more people have sailed the open seas to look at them in their native element.

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