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What do you do when a whale dies?

by | 4th, August 2012

WHAT do you do when a whales dies. I’ve only seen one dead whale washed up on a beach. The Dorset officials called it Gilbert. It lay on the beach looking big and dark. Windbreaks were erected around it , as if to protect its dignity. It was then cut up by experts.  I never saw anyone stand on it:

A dead12 meter Humpback whale lies in a rock pool  at Newport on the northern beaches in Sydney, Australia,  Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012.   Authorities say it is unclear how the whale died but the large swell and current had washed it  into a swimming hole sometime in the evening.(AP Photo/Glenn Nicholls)

Parks and Wildlife cut up a A dead12 meter Humpback whale on  Newport beach in Sydney, Australia,  Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012.  The whale washed into a Rock pool Wednesday Aug1 only to then be taken out to sea with the out going tide and finally come to rest on the beach where authorities could get access to remove the more than 25 ton body. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

An Egyptian peers from from the mouth of the dead six-ton, 17-meter-long, 56-feet, white whale, believed to have died of a stomach wound at sea Tuesday March 4, 2008, on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, in the Kafr el-Sheikh Governorate. Whales are extremely rare in the Mediterranean

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