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Whale Carcass to Be Chopped Up and Dumped


Animals  (tags: marine wildlife, whales, humpback, washed up on beach, death, chopped up and dumped, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, sadness, protection )

Jacquelin
- 3903 days ago - iol.co.za
The rotting carcass of a 15-ton whale that washed up on a popular tourist beach near George will be cut up on Tuesday and transported to the George rubbish dump, where it will be buried. George's Fire and Disaster Management chief, Barend Nelson, said



   

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Kathy W (299)
Tuesday November 11, 2008, 7:27 pm
Just the thought of that makes me feel so sad...
Thanks Jacqueline.
 

Marena Chen (200)
Wednesday November 12, 2008, 9:23 am
I nsupose ther is not much else that can be done with it. The poor thing is dead and has to be removed for health reasons.
 

Sandy v (91)
Wednesday November 12, 2008, 10:43 am
I hope they study this to find out what killed it plus check for poisons. Money is short over there as well around the world but since this whale appears to have died at sea, it would be important to all our whales. TY Jacqueline
 
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