First stranded orca in nearly 20 years discovered on England's east coast Cetacean experts are using the decaying whale's carcass to find out more about marine pollutants.

Cetacean experts are using the decaying whale's carcass to find out more about marine pollutants.

The first stranded orca whale in England and Wales for nearly two decades has been discovered.

The 15ft-long juvenile male died after becoming stranded in the salt marshes of The Wash, the bay and estuary where Norfolk and Lincolnshire meet.

Experts are investigating the incident - the first confirmed stranding the Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme has had in England and Wales since 2001.

Orcas are a priority species for research by the Zoological Society of...
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2020-01-15 01:47
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