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RE: [thefixedstars] Re: Hydra

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  • Derek Reveres
    was doing some look around, and it appears the animal you are referring to is the Orca . Orcus is associated with Hades, and is the name of a greco-roman god
    Message 1 of 6 , Mar 29, 2006
      was doing some look around, and it appears the animal you are referring to
      is the "Orca".
      Orcus is associated with Hades, and is the name of a greco-roman god of the
      Underworld.


      >From: "Heather" <HeatherCam@...>
      >Reply-To: thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com
      >To: thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: [thefixedstars] Re: Hydra
      >Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2006 23:33:53 -0000
      >
      >This might be of interest...
      >
      >the Orcus or killer whales whilst being called the wolves of the sea
      >has been known to save humans in trouble at sea. Also their groups
      >were herding in the baleen whales for the humans to catch down at Eden
      >on the east coast of Australia.
      >Each year the Big Baleen Whales move out of the Antartica and head up
      >the west coast of Australia, but some split off and head up the East
      >coast. The band of Orcus killer whales try to herd them into Two Fold
      >Bay where the aboriginals and later the white whalers would catch
      >them, leaving them dead in the shallows for the Orcus to eat their
      >tongues.
      >This was the deal with humans, that they would be allowed to feast on
      >the Baleen's tongue. Not only was there teamwork with their own group
      >of Orcus they were very much in tune with the humans on the land.
      >
      >The aboriginals actually used to wade through shallow waters limping
      >as if they were lame to get the sympathy of the Orcus, and it worked.
      >When one of the sailors drowned in rough seas, it was an Orcus who
      >lead them to his body in the bay, and who also followed the boat when
      >the funeral was held. The older locals most of the octagenarians
      >related the tales of the Orcus's psychic talents far superior to that
      >of humans, on an excellent documentary called the "Killers of Eden".
      >
      >http://www.killersofeden.com/
      >
      >Heather
      >
      >--- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "msbhavens1" <msbhavens1@...> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > I think you are thinking of Killer whales which actually belong to
      > > the dolphin family, most whales are violent by accident, oops, didn't
      > > mean to knock you off your boat. Sorry about that. ;-) Whales and
      > > Dolphins, however much they love humans, can be quite dangerous. MissB
      > >
      > > --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, Mark Andrew Holmes
      > > <mahtezcatpoc@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- "Diana K. Rosenberg" <ye-stars@>
      > > > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > Mark wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > > Nu Librae
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Solitarius (58 Hydrae; in Hydra the
      > > > > Sea-Monster's tail,
      > > > >
      > > > > No, the only one true Sea-Monster is Cetus; Hydra is
      > > > > a Sea-Serpent.
      > > > >
      > > > > (Important because Cetus can be truly monstrous, not
      > > > > just a
      > > > > friendly old whale).
      > > >
      > > > Whales can get kind of ugly, too, so I hear.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Hydra is associated with poisons, which often come
      > > > > in the form
      > > > > of environmental contaminations.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > I think Hydra is often referred to as a sea serpent,
      > > > but I got into the habit of saying "Sea Monster," I
      > > > guess because of Hydrus, which is a water snake.
      > > >
      > > > Okay.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Mark A. Holes
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