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Neither writer was given any credit for what he had done in his lifetime. It is a representation of evil incarnate in an animal — and the utter perfidy of that notion. Lambert and colleagues estimate that the shark was about 15 metres long — more or less the same size as the giant sperm whale. Sod off, you don't know what offends me, so you can't protect me from it. The Albatross Chapter