Whale carcass washes ashore again

Whale carcass washes ashore again

fox5sandiego.com

[trib_ndn vid=26169747]IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif. – A whale carcass that washed ashore in Point Loma last week is believed to have resurfaced Sunday in Imperial Beach, near the Tijuana Estuary.

People stopped by the beach Sunday evening to see the giant animal and said they had never seen a whale up close.

“This is hands on learning. Science at its finest. I think it’s pretty cool,” said Josh Van Norman, a San Diego resident.

photo(1)“It’s unreal. It’s almost like it’s a movie, or it’s fake. It’s just weird to see [the whale] still moving because of the waves,” said Denises Madrid of San Diego.

Last Monday, a dead fin whale ended up on Point Loma’s shoreline. The San Diego Fire Rescue Department said lifeguards dragged the carcass back into the ocean using a motorboat last Wednesday.

From there, Fallbrook based “Marine Conservation Science Institute” was to take over and release the…

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