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The whiteness of a whale

Mr Kazuhiro Nagashima playing the flute for a white whale

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The villagers believed that by walking out into the sea during low tide and going as far as you could increased your chance of seeing a white whale. The villagers would stand in the sea and play the tune Kujira Shiro on the flute repeatedly. This could sometimes last for several hours.


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