Mangaluru: Around 35 to 40-feet-long whale, the largest extant animal and among the heaviest existing species on the earth, was washed ashore at Someshwar Beach here on April 20.
The marine mammal was washed ashore in the afternoon, attracting a large crowd at the Someshwar beach.
It is suspected that the Whale died four to five days ago and it was floating in the sea. On April 20, afternoon it was washed ashore. As soon as the news spread people came to see the dead whale in large numbers.
When contacted the Someshwar Panchayat officials they said that they will reach the spot soon and decide on what to do with the carcass.