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36-feet-long whale washes up dead in West Bengal

Jun 30, 2020 10:03 IST

In a tragic incident, a 36-feet-long whale was found dead on the Mandarmani beach in the East Midnapore district of West Bengal. The cause of the death still needs to be ascertained, but according to local officials injury marks were seen on the carcass of the whale. Under the Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972 in India, whales are endangered schedule-I species.

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