30 January 2020
Puri: A 15 ft long whale carcass was found washed ashore a sea beach at Sanapatna in Krushnaprasad block of Puri district on Thursday.
Few local fishermen discovered the carcass today afternoon when they were on their way to fishing in the sea. Later, villagers also rushed to the spot to catch a glimpse of the whale.
As forest department officials were unable to reach the spot today due to adverse weather conditions, the study of the carcass will be carried out tomorrow, said sources.