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A God in Our Midst

They are among the most out-sized, extreme animals ever to have lived. They are also among the most socially interactive and ruthlessly exploited. For all their size and might, sperm whales’ continued presence in the oceans remains contingent on the actions of their resource-hungry nemesis: us.

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