MUMBAI: In a shocking incident, a 40-foot carcass of a Bryde’s Whale was found on Monday at the coast of South Mumbai in Colaba at the time of high tide.
It was recovered in two portions – 26 feet long and another 14 feet long.
Residents residing in Colaba’s Navy Nagar told the matter to BMC (Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation) authorities about seeing the corpse on Monday dawn following a reek was radiating from the seashore.
As per the reports, Bryde’s whale which was recovered is sheltered beneath schedule I of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. It has a size of up to 50 feet.
This fresh matter comes five months following 45-foot-long corpse of a Bryde’s Whale had cleaned onto land in two portions at Juhu and Madh seashores.