2021-09-13

Sperm whale corpse found at Kanagawa beach in Japan, 14 meters long (photo)

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China News Service, September 13th. According to a report by the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), on the morning of the 13th local time, people in Odawara City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan found a whale body about 14 meters in length on a local beach. Currently, the local government is discussing treatment measures.

Sperm whale corpse found at Kanagawa beach in Japan, 14 meters long (photo)

According to reports, Kanagawa Prefecture According to the government, the whale is about 14 meters long, and it is initially judged to be an adult sperm whale, which died before being hit by the waves on the beach.

It is reported that after the whale carcass was found, the staff of the local county museum immediately went to the site of the incident to take pictures and surveys. In addition, some nearby residents and elementary school students also came over after hearing the news. Expressed very surprised.

A man in his 70s who lives nearby said, “Although a whale stranding has occurred in a few years, I was surprised to see such a big (whale) for the first time.”

Currently, the Kanagawa Prefecture Government and the Odawara City Government are investigating the whale carcass situation and will discuss the next steps.