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    Whales are air cooled

    Let me see if I have this correct, whales radiate their heat to the ocean and the ocean radiates that heat to the atmosphere; therefore whales are air cooled

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    I don't know? Sounds like whales are water cooled and the water is air cooled.

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    There's "whale oil" isn't there?

    This means whales are then at least partially oil cooled.
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    Quote Originally Posted by T-foiler View Post
    Let me see if I have this correct, whales radiate their heat to the ocean and the ocean radiates that heat to the atmosphere; therefore whales are air cooled
    Convection - convection

    The whale is water cooled. The ocean is air cooled. The atmosphere, land and water are heated by solar radiation.
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    Where is their sight glass?
    Do they need higher ZDDP levels?

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    Everybody knows whales are oil cooled. Why else would all those guys chase Moby Dick except to collect the whale oil?
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    I have to agree, Whales are oil cooled, the oil is water cooled, the water is air cooled.

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    Whales are cool!

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    writing for writing sake is not writing, nor is it air cooled

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    Huh, what is the viscosity of whale oil?
    How often would I have to change it?

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    It's an extremely low viscosity, like 3-In-1. Not positive about this, but it's my understanding that the oil is actually part of their sonar reception setup.
    Change it when it darkens and turns to goo... "fathom" that!

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    just asking

    do whales have belly buttons?

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