But interesting nonetheless. I've always been conflicted about aboriginal hunting, particularly the hunting of whales.
A 50-ton bowhead whale caught off the Alaskan coast last month had a weapon fragment embedded in its neck that showed it survived a similar hunt — more than a century ago.
Embedded deep under its blubber was a 3 1/2 -inch arrow-shaped projectile that has given researchers insight into the whale's age, estimated at 115 to 130 years old.
Notice that the whale was "caught", not killed. Here's a pic of the spear point.
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