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The massive 70 foot long albino sperm whale was named Mocha Dick and was one of the two whales that inspired the novel Moby Dick. The whalers that first spotted him attempted to kill him, but he survived the encounter. Over the course of the next 28 years Mocha Dick earned a reputation as one of the most cunning and feared whales in the ocean. During that span, he was spotted and attacked by at least whaling ships. He successfully destroyed around 20 of those ships that attacked him and escaping all but the last.