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Stranded Jurien Bay Humpback Put Down

Animals  (tags: australia, marine wildlife, whales, humpback whale, starnded, expolsives, put down, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, killed, protection, sadness, suffering )

- 3796 days ago -
HUMPBACK whale stranded at Jurien Bay has been killed controversially with an implosive charge to the brain six days after it was discovered in shallow waters. The 10m, 15-tonne juvenile was too big to be looked after and too sick to be moved out to s


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. (0)
Tuesday September 30, 2008, 3:01 pm
i've read on a different post about this that this whale was still splashing its tail 5 min after the explosive blasted !!!!! AAArrrrggggggggg

Blu AbbeyCat (302)
Tuesday September 30, 2008, 3:54 pm
...So very sad. I wonder why whales really beach themselves..surly they must know they will never survive by doing so.

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Wednesday October 1, 2008, 3:46 am

Jaclin S (230)
Wednesday October 1, 2008, 8:34 pm
I find it so sad how these magnificent whales get stranded and people cannot be more productive in getting them back floating into the sea again - what a sad waste killing it. Thanx, Noted and Blessings Jacqueline- forwarding on.

Kathleen H (304)
Thursday October 2, 2008, 6:18 am
Sadly noted...
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