Beached Whale In Malibu A Rotting Curiosity

Corpse of 40,000-lb. fin whale washed up on tony Calif. community's beach will be left to nature

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    Mayor Peter Fenwick says the town was informed that it was their responsibility to get rid of the rotting 40-foot sperm whale, so like many people trying to get rid of something they didn't want they turned to Ebay. They weren't necessarily interested in ...
    05/8/2014 - 5:48 am | View Link
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  • Town in western Newfoundland worries that beached blue whale will burst
    TROUT RIVER, N.L. (CP) — A small town in western Newfoundland is concerned that a beached blue whale that is rotting along its shoreline next to a boardwalk could explode. Emily Butler, the town clerk in Trout River, says the 26-metre long mammal is ...
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  • Malibu Residents Solve Dead Beached Whale Dilemma
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    12/9/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Stinking Beached Whale Towed Out to Sea
    MALIBU, Calif. (KTLA) — A rotting whale carcass was pulled out to sea Saturday by a private tugboat hired by Malibu residents who were sick of the smell, officials said. The 40-foot fin whale washed ashore at Little Dume Beach on Monday, already dead.
    12/9/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
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