Authorities report that the carcass was 23-meter long and 5-meter wide. Ismet said that large whales are often seen of late in waters off the village.
An unidentified sea creature has washed ashore in Indonesia’s Maluku province. The colossal carcass was found on Hulung Beach on the westside of Seram Island on Tuesday night by a local man.
Detik.com reports that a pod of four whales, initially thought to be dolphins, have been swimming dangerously close to the shoreline at Padang Galak in Sanur, Bali since Sunday, May 17, 2015.
July 29, 2013, a sperm whale was stranded on Tershelling, a northern island in the Netherlands. A rescue attempt was attempted, but unfortunately the whale died. A young adult at 13.5 meters was taken for a necropsy at the port of Harlington. The sperm whale had plastic in its stomach, an increasing common phenomenon say researchers at the Biodiversity Centre Naturalis.
A four-metre whale shark was found stranded on the beach at Klatakan in the Jembrana regency of west Bali, Thursday (18/07/2013).
A 4.5 tonne sperm whale that washed ashore in southern Spain died from ingesting large amounts of plastic sheets used in greenhouses on farms in the region, a scientist said Thursday.
Villagers at Liae Beach, Sabu Raijua regency, East Nusa Tenggara, have taken the meat and fat of short-finned pilot whales that beached themselves and died recently.
Locals on a remote island in eastern Indonesia on Tuesday cut up several dead pilot whales for food after a mass stranding that killed at least 41 of the mammals, an official said.
KMP Citra Mandala Sakti ferry was stranded in the middle of the Bali Strait during a crossing from Ketapang in Banyuwangi, East Java, to Gilimanuk in Jembrana, west Bali, on Thursday night.
A 13-meter black whale shark, which was stranded at Baru beach in Bantul, Yogyakarta, on Wednesday evening, finally died after rescue teams with the help of local fishermen failed to drag the giant mammal back to sea.