National Geographic : 1940 Jan
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE ASIATIC COASTAL WATERS ARE THE HAUNTS OF A FINLESS IORI'OISE A low ridge replaces the dorsal fin. Some Asiatic religious sects, forbidden to eat meat, class the Black Finless Porpoise as a "fish" and thus get a change of diet. / ( National (;eographic Society Paintings by Else IHostelmann COMM EISON'S DOLPHINS FROLIC IN THE STORMY STRAIT OF MAGELLAN Hundreds of the animals often play about ships passing through these waters, the white areas of their bodies flashing like mirrors in the sun. The coloring of (oninierson's Dolphins probably helps them escape killer whales prowling among ice floes (Plate XIII). XXII ;--- ~ ~s - ""S "