Update: Dead whale found in Boracay buried today

Update: Dead whale found in Boracay buried today

Today, just this morning, the dead whale that was found last Wednesday in Boracay Island was buried.

The said whale was identified to be a sperm whale.

According to the report of Maritime Pulis Aklan Marpsta, the DENR CENRO Boracay went to see the dead sperm whale that was found by fishermen that have been washed up on the shores of  Brgy. Manocmanoc.

The length is up to 13 meters long and weighs 30 tons; its body is in a state of decomposition and emits a strong smell.

The sperm whale is a male and based on their estimation, it is at least 50 years old or older.

Using a backhoe, they brought it to the Sitio Tabon, Brgy. Caticlan to be buried.


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