Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Brahmagiri, Dec 4:
Carcass of a gigantic whale was found along the coast in Puri district of Odisha on Saturday.
According to reports, locals spotted carcass of a huge whale weighing around 10 tonne, 42 feet in length and 28 feet width yesterday evening lying on the Baidhara Pentha sea shore in Brahmagiri following which Satapada forest officials were informed.
The forest officials reached the spot this morning and recovered the dead marine species.
“It’s a rare whale mostly seen in Pacific Ocean. Cause of the death could be ascertained after the post-mortem,” said Satapada Forest Ranger Achyutananda Das.