Beached Whale

A beached whale on Garretstown Beach last November.
A notice which is being read by the man in the foreground reads that this is a female long finned pilot whale and asks that people do not remove or bury it as it is required by researchers.
I was reluctant to post this picture in the past 2 months but after what happened in London when a whale died it spurred me to find this photo again.

This was taken on the same night as this photo and this one.




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    Budi January 27, 2006

    killer shot!

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    Eric January 27, 2006

    I can see why you feel reluctant at first. But you can’t deny that this is a good shot.

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    jj January 27, 2006

    so sad …

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    Gavin January 27, 2006

    It is quite nasty. But its a great great shot. It’s teeth really freak me out for some reason.

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    helpmmm May 16, 2008

    wow thas a big whale and ay killer pics

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    DAVY July 3, 2008

    fuckin thing stunk !!!!!

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