Photos: Whale remains wash up on Putsborough beach
- Credit: Archant
The badly decomposed whale carcass includes a backbone, part of a rib and tailbone.
THE remains of a whale carcass were found on Putsborough beach over the weekend.
The badly decomposed carcass was discovered by a member of the public on Saturday.
It is believed the remains include a backbone, rib and tailbone and is currently still on the beach.
Members of the public took to social media to post photos of the whale remains, describing the carcass as ‘stinky’.
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But it is not the first time a marine mammal’s carcass has washed up on a North Devon beach.
In August 2011, a 59ft fin whale washed up on Lynmouth beach and was removed by North Devon District Council.
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A spokesman for the council confirmed she did not believe the carcass discovered this weekend would be removed by the local authority as it was on a private beach.
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