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In light of that, I think it might be better to replace the montage image from "Les Nouveaux Voyages" with the original source, the 1784 engraving image, in order to provide more historical context about that image. --126.96.36.199 (talk) 04:24, 22 August 2016 (UTC)
The article makes the claim "The first animal to circumnavigate the globe was a goat" and until a recent edit this read "female" not "animal". The claim seems dubious either way. Ignoring that humans are animals, I'd be very surprised if there weren't rats on Magellan's ships, and perhaps some early circumnavigators had ship's cats to keep the rats under control (so the goat may not have been the first animal deliberately brought). The claim might boil down to "the first documented animal...".-gadfium 22:47, 28 August 2015 (UTC)
Actually human beings are NOT animals - we are mammals, if that's what you mean. Science does not classify humans as animals. Indeed, we give the name "animals" to the animals, created civilization, etc. 188.8.131.52 (talk) 20:35, 14 February 2016 (UTC)
This is an edit request for the Voyages section. Some of the facts about his voyages got a little mixed up. The purpose of Cook's first voyage did not include testing Harrison's clock, H4 in the quest for longitude. He did have it on his second and third voyages. This information is easily accessible in any of the biography's about Cook and the main Wikipedia articles for each of his voyages.