How to use Sperm-whales in a sentence

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  • In 1712 a Nantucket whaler, Christopher Hussey, blown out to sea, killed some sperm whales and thus introduced the sperm-oil industry and put an end to the period in which only driftand shoreor boat-whaling had been carried on - the shore fishery died out about 1760.

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  • The food of sperm-whales consists mainly of squid and cuttlefish, but also comprises fish of considerable size.

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  • The most important whale-oil is sperm or spermaceti oil, yielded by the sperm-whales.

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  • Lost whales For 10 days a pod of five sperm whales has been trapped in the North Sea, seeking a way out.

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