Whale explosions: let me count the ways

Did you know that TheExplodingWhale.com is home to (as far as we know) the world’s only organized discussion of the various ways in which whales explode? We call it our Taxonomy of Cetacean Detonation. Now, in case you’re not really sure what that means, here’s a translation:

  • TaxonomyDivision into ordered groups or categories.
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  • CetaceanOf, relating to, or belonging to the order Cetacea, which includes creatures such as whales, dolphins, and porpoises that are characterized by a nearly hairless body, anterior limbs modified into broad flippers, vestigial posterior limbs, and a flat notched tail.
  • DetonationThe act of exploding.

Now you’ve no reason to be afraid. Go take a look — you’ll probably learn something!

  

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