Sri Lanka blue whales: 30 foot whale washed ashore in Jaffna (Photos)

Tuesday, 15 June 2021 - 18:14

A dead blue whale has washed ashore on Suruvil Beach in Kayts, Jaffna

The whale, about 30 feet long, was found by the fishermen.

After sighting the whale this morning, the fishermen have informed the relevant authorities.

The wildlife department officials have visited the site and are conducting experiments.

Also, the Assistant Director of the Kilinochchi Wildlife Department spoke to the Hiru News team and said that samples will be taken from the whale and studies will be carried out.

At the same time, he said, the whale would have to be buried on the spot.

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