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Endeavour journal, 8 December 1768 (Series 03.101)

Notes: Page header reads: 'Rio de Janeiro'; 'To Cape Horn'
Author: Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
Date: 8 December 1768
Series title: Series 03: The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 25 August 1768 - 12 July 1771
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Transcript: 8. This morn at day break a dolphin was taken and soon after a shark appeard who took the bait very readily, and during the time that we were playing him under the cabbin window it cast something out of his mouth that either was or appeard very like its stomack, this it threw out and drew in again many times. I have often heard from seamen that they can do it but never before saw anything like it before. (this circumstance which by mistake is attributed to this shark belongs to one taken the 11th).