Ship Strike: Japanese tanker docks with a 32-foot dead whale stuck on its bow

A 32-foot whale carcass has been found wedged on the bow of a Japanese tanker as it pulled into harbour. Shocking images show the huge creature sprawled over the vessel in the port of Mizushima in Kurashiki city on Tuesday. The coast guard was called out to the harbour after locals caught sight of the dead whale. Local news site Yomiuri reported that the tanker had sailed through the Pacific Ocean on its way to Mizushima port and the crew claimed they had no idea that they had hit a whale. >click to read< 07:46

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