Science Magazine
According to myth, the Maori people arrived in New Zealand riding the back of a whale; today, whales figure prominently in Maori art and stories. Now it appears that Maori ancestors may also have systematically hunted the animals. Archaeological sites
Ancient bones reveal two whale species lost from the Mediterranean SeaPhys.Org
Romans had whale industry, archeological excavation suggestsThe Guardian
Did ancient Romans whale the Mediterranean?Yahoo News
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