Sperm whale found beached at Jurong Island

It is the first time this species is found here.

Belmont Lay | July 10, 2015 @ 04:37 pm

Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum has put up a Facebook post showing the carcass of a 10-metre-long dead sperm whale found beached at Jurong Island.

It is the first time a sperm whale, which is internationally threatened with extinction, had been recorded here.

Nine of the museum’s staff were deployed to salvage the specimen.

 

 

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Here is a video of it:

JUST IN: Sperm whale carcass found in Jurong Island. str.sg/bKuThe 10m-long carcass was picked up by five staff from the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum for analysis. The cause of death was not immediately clear.VIDEO: LIM YAOHUI

Posted by The Straits Times on Friday, July 10, 2015

 

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