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.
Researchers in Norway were in for a shock when they discovered more than 30 plastic bags and other plastic waste inside the stomach of a whale. The whale, which had been put down by wardens off the coast of western Norway, had clearly consumed a huge amount of non-biodegradable waste, Daily Mail reported.
A New Zealand surfer discovered first-hand this week that while large whales might appear docile, they do not always appreciate being touched
The waves off the coast of Hermanus in South Africa can sometimes reach 30-feet tall, making it a popular, particularly those practicing for the Dungens surfing contest, grindtv.com reported.
The carcass of a 16.2-metre-long sperm whale washed up on a beach in Bali, Indonesia
Australian diver Brett Vercoe and his wife filmed from their boat as a group of sharks devoured the carcass of a dead sperm whale off the coast of Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, according to ABC News. The footage shows five sharks — three white pointers and two tiger sharks — in all their dinner-eating glory. The sharks, all more than four-metres long, flash their razor-sharp teeth as they hack into the dead whale.
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.
An Australian man has shocked onlookers by jumping off a boat and climbing on top of a dead whale carcass in open waters, despite sharks circling the body.
Surfers near Sydney, Australia, could not resist the urge to approach a large whale that was spotted close to shore on Sunday, and as a result they were warned by authorities to stop harassing the mammal.