Image: Killer Whale (Old Tom) and whalers

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Description: Detail of still from early documentary film, first shown publicly in 1912. In the foreground is a killer whale (Orcinus orca) named Old Tom, swimming alongside a whaling boat that is being towed by a harpooned whale (out of frame to the right). A whale calf can be seen between Old Tom and the boat. The whalers were based in Eden, New South Wales, Australia. Sources for description: [1], [2]
Title: Killer Whale (Old Tom) and whalers
Credit: Killer_whale_(Old_Tom)_and_whalers_-_original.jpeg
Author: Killer_whale_(Old_Tom)_and_whalers_-_original.jpeg: Charles Eden Wellings (1881-1952) derivative work: Avenue (talk)
Usage Terms: Public domain
License: Public domain
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