Bowhead whale taken this year held century-old harpoon head
BARROW: Projectile sawed from carcass linked to late-1800s hunt.
Published: June 13, 2007
Last Modified: June 13, 2007 at 02:40 AM
BOSTON -- A 50-ton bowhead whale harvested off the Alaska coast near Barrow last month had a weapon fragment embedded in its neck that showed it survived a similar hunt -- more than a century ago.LINK TO THE STORY HERE!!!