Carcass Of 60-Feet-Long Whale Found Off Odisha Coast

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Kendrapara: Carcass of a 60-feet-long whale was found floating near Agarnasi coast under Rajnagar block in Kendrapara district post Cyclone AMPHAN.

According to sources, some fishermen were in a shock after they discovered the body of a dead whale floating in the seawater in the morning. They immediately informed the forest department following which a team of officials rushed to the site and recovered the body.

While the exact cause is yet to be assumed, source said that the 60-ft-long dark coloured whale might have died due to strong winds and tidal surge caused by the Super Cyclonic Storm AMPHAN.

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