The Great Sea-Serpent
Monstrosities, Zoology, Controversy
Reports on a sighting of the 'Sea Serpent' and the South African's claim that some regard the beast to be a 'flight of sea-fowl skimming the water in single file'. Believes the latter claim leads to Richard Owen's question regarding the number of gulls needed to 'make' the beast.
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