Home‎ > ‎Newsflash in detail‎ > ‎

10 mtr whale found deep in the Amazon

posted 29 Apr 2019, 02:16 by Happi Mess   [ updated 29 Apr 2019, 02:19 ]
No One Knows How a 10 Tonne Whale Ended Up Deep in the Amazon Jungle




Scientists are baffled by the recent discovery of a 10-ton humpback whale found dead deep in the Amazon jungle of Brazil. The massive whale was found on the island of Marajo, which is located at the mouth of the Amazon River.

Some researchers suggest that the whale was thrown onshore during a storm, but this explanation would take a number of odd circumstances, considering that these types of creatures rarely swim close to the coast. The whale was found so far inland that it would have required hurricane force winds to carry something so heavy for so long. The whale would have had to be picked up very high into the air to be hurled over so many tall trees.

Local officials say that other animals began flocking to the huge carcass of the mammal, which tipped them off that something strange was happening on the island.

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Marine specialists that work at the Bicho D’agua Institute, a conservation organization based in Marajo, have been studying the site and the whale to determine what happened.

Renata Emin, lead researcher of the effort, told The Independent:

“We’re still not sure how it landed here, but we’re guessing that the creature was floating close to the shore and the tide, which has been pretty considerable over the past few days, picked it up and threw it inland, into the mangrove. Along with this astonishing feat, we are baffled as to what a humpback whale is doing on the north coast of Brazil during February because this is a very unusual occurrence.”

“Depending on the state of decomposition, some information may already have been lost. We are collecting as much information as we can get and identifying marks and wounds on its body to see if it was caught in a net or hit by a boat,” Emin added.

Emin suspects that despite its size, the whale is merely a calf that likely got separated from its mother during migration. This would explain why the whale was swimming so close to shore in an area where humpbacks are not usually seen.

Researchers remain unsure as to how the animal ended up where it was found and are having trouble determining how exactly it died. They are hoping that studying samples taken from the scene will help answer some of their questions.

According to the State Environment Department, since the whale is so large, it will be left to decompose where it is.

“It’s very difficult to get there and there’s no way we can send a bulldozer because it would not get through. There is no way to remove it. To get there, we need to cross the swamp,” Dirlene Silva of the State Environment Department said.

However, once the animal decomposes, researchers will return to the site to dismantle the whale’s bones so they can be sent to a museum to be reassembled and put on display.


Recommended Steadfast member Broker in Perth WA Western Australia

























Bridge that Loan 
make a simple obligation free call with Australia's leading short term Commercial money lender 
No upfront or regular payments required


Best in the west for happy money at QueCapital










Pls share me


valentine-charlie-brown.jpg










Hotels




Recommend:    











Recent announcements

  • Green light Sirona Tower Perth Zoo fastrack index  Free QR code reader Report Sirona seals deal on $65 million apartment tower across from Perth ZooSirona Capital's 38-storey, $65 million apartment tower across from ...
    Posted by Happi Mess
  • 5 star Luxury hotel @ Liz Quay Ritz Carlton now open fastrack index  Free QR code reader source Report Perth’s newest luxury hotel is officially open for business with the launch of the Ritz-Carlton’s 100th hotel on Barrack ...
    Posted 16 Nov 2019, 19:38 by Happi Mess
  • Ocean Cleanup INTERCEPTOR fastrack index  Free QR code reader Dutch foundation launches project to tackle river plastic pollution "To solve the plastic pollution problem we need to do two things: we need to ...
    Posted 16 Nov 2019, 18:21 by Happi Mess
  • Perth announced as Australia’s friendliest city TopShare this page fastrack index  Free QR code readerA definitive ranking of Australia’s friendliest cities has been released. It’s good news for the WA capital but ...
    Posted 9 Nov 2019, 20:53 by Happi Mess
  • Polar Bear Apologizes For Being White Top Share this page  fastrack index  Free QR code reader source I'm SorrySAN DIEGO, CA—A polar bear at the San Diego Zoo has apologized to black bears ...
    Posted 23 Oct 2019, 00:54 by Happi Mess
  • she is the Champion of the right!!! TopShare this page https://lnkd.in/dKQRbg4 ICYMI: This morning our new National Director was announced in The Australian. It’s time to fight back, join us: www.advanceaustralia ...
    Posted 21 Oct 2019, 18:38 by Happi Mess
  • Media Hoax - climate education fact checker example how easy it is to used Main Stream Media populate fake and hoax reports and worse how the Main stream media escalate the process by adding their fake key ...
    Posted 31 Oct 2019, 17:05 by Happi Mess
Showing posts 1 - 7 of 109. View more »





Feedback

faults and 
feedback to
WaAchievers

Logo
Google ads

Comments