bowhead bowhead

Definition(s):

  • (n) large-mouthed Arctic whale

Usage(s):

  1. It was the bowhead whale.
  2. The Eskimos quickly abandoned their seasonal hunt for endangered bowhead whales in the belief that it would not look good on network news.
  3. Some species like the bowhead and right whales may now number no more than 3,000 and perhaps are headed irreversibly toward extinction.

News

  • Uic Technical Services, Bowhead To Open Las Vegas Office

    UIC Technical Services LLC and its Bowhead subsidiary will move some of their government services operations to a new Western regional office in Las Vegas, according to a company spokesman. The office will open July 15 with a staff of 20. Kelvin Martinez,
    on July 4, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

Quotes

  1. "The people of St. Lawrence Island may have the right under law to slaughter the endangered bowhead whale, but they should not be allowed to expose minors to the risks involved in killing whales," Sea Shepherd President Paul Watson said later in...
    on May 9, 2005 By: Paul Watson Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. "The International Whaling Commission should not worry about the sustainability of this harvest. The very survival of the Eskimo people is tied to the survival of the Arctic bowhead whale," Stevens said.
    on May 28, 2007 By: Ted Stevens Source: KTUU

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