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DOLPHINS OFF THE COAST OF CEREDIGION

In 1732, in one night, no less than one hundred and thirteen bottle noses were driven into the crevices in the rocks, where they remained till low water, and were taken by the people, who made great profit by them, the blubber being esteemed superior to that brought from Greenland. One of them was fifteen feet long, and in its head was found a leaden bullet, which we suppose had been shot from some ship at sea. These voracious fish follow the shoals of herrings; and we are told by some naturalists, that when one of them is wounded, the others fall upon and devour it.

Spencer, N., (1771), The Complete English Traveller; or, a New Survey and Description of England and Wales [see also Anon, A Description of England and Wales, (1769), I, p. 289]

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