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The characteristic expiratory sound was produced, and so rapid was the inspiration that the blow-hole seemed to close immediately after the expiratory act.

The Humpback, swimming a little way below the surface, emits a fine trace of bubbles from its blow-hole as it describes a circle or a figure of eight around a shoal of fish.

His companion raised its head and, water shooting up out of the blow-hole in the top of its cranium, clearly said: "Thass great!

Now, unless the sandbank had been submitted to the intermittent eruption of a geyser, the Governor Higginson had to do neither more nor less than with an aquatic mammal, unknown till then, which threw up from its blow-holes columns of water mixed with air and vapour.