Ten dead whales recovered on Indonesian beach, one saved by locals


This handout picture taken and released on July 30, 2020 by Indonesian nature conservation agency shows villagers looking at a dead whale at Lie Jaka beach in Sabu Raijua, East Nusa Tenggara. - AFP

JAKARTA (Xinhua): Ten whales were found dead on a beach in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province on Thursday (July 30), while another was saved by locals, according to an official.

The mammals called short-finned pilot whales with the length ranging from two to seven metres were discovered on the Lie Jaka beach of Sabu Raijua district on Thursday morning, said Ikram Sangadji, head of the Water Conservation Agency in the provincial capital of Kupang.

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