Nobody wants to answer the phone when a whale corpse needs to be removed

Dead whale is the kind of stink you never forget. Dwayne MacDonald has smelled it, and he doesn’t want to inflict its lingering aromas on his fellow Cape Bretoners.  “This is something that happens every year,” he said. “It’s not a major shock when a whale washes up in Inverness County.” He’s the councillor for the area, and has heard about three dead whales in the last week.  “Every year, the same process starts where a resident calls around to different levels of government and says, ‘How do we handle this?’ And they pass the buck to the next person down the line.” Read the rest here 08:32

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