“There are Things Still Coming Ashore” –Mystery of the Amazon Whale

  Once upon a time in the Eocene epoch of our blue planet whales were quadrupeds. “The world is fixed, we say: fish in the sea, birds in the air. But in the mangrove swamps by the Niger,” writes Loren Eiseley in The Immense Journey, “fish climb trees and ogle uneasy naturalists who try unsuccessfully … Continue reading “There are Things Still Coming Ashore” –Mystery of the Amazon Whale