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washed-up carcass was probably a baleen whale

Accepted submission by butthurt at 2017-05-17 20:45:25
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A monstrously huge creature that washed ashore on a remote Indonesian beach, oozing a mysterious red fluid, is probably a baleen whale in an advanced state of decomposition, experts said.

CBS News [cbsnews.com]

The Jakarta Globe calls the massive, rotting body a giant squid, and reports that a resident of Seram Island discovered the 49-foot dead creature on Tuesday.

But three marine experts told HuffPost that the animal actually appears to be some sort of baleen whale.

HuffPost [huffingtonpost.com]

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