Aug 20, 2017, 7:34 PM
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Carcass of ten ton whale goes ashore in Bandar Lengeh of Iran

Bandar Abbas, Aug 20, IRNA -- Head of Environment Protection Organization at Bandar Lengeh Saman Qasemi said on Sunday that the carcass of a ten ton bryde's whale was found dead off the shore of the port city.

The corps of the 12-meter Bryde's whale was washed ashore at Bandar Lengeh as experts try to determine why it died, he said.

Collision of whales with ships and fishery equipment are among reason for the death of whales, he said.

Bandar Lengeh with a population of 159,358 is located west of Bandar Abbas.