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number of "shamu"s?
      #135785 - 12/14/06 08:15 AM

Okay - not really trivia because I don't know the answer... But I'm sure someone does!!!

How many whales have actually been named "Shamu" and not just used it as a stage name?

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Re: number of "shamu"s? [Re: fintrainer]
      #135786 - 12/14/06 08:46 AM

Two, I think.

Sea World's Shamu and then an alternate name for Dzul-ha (does anybody know the origins of that name? Even just what language? It's odd).

~ Kim

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Re: number of "shamu"s? [Re: Kasatka]
      #135797 - 12/14/06 12:02 PM

Y'know I've always wondered where the name Dzul-Ha came from. It's...Kind of a yucky name. He was sent to Mexico, so it might be from some native American language. Perhaps of Mayan or Aztec origin?

~ Meaghan ~

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