10 ‘Unprecedented:’ Another right whale carcass washes up on Newfoundland shore

Another North Atlantic right whale carcass has washed up on the west coast of Newfoundland. Four right whale carcasses have now been identified on the west coast of the province, bringing the number of dead right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence to 10. In a release sent Aug. 1, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans says “this is an unprecedented number of deaths and the situation is extremely concerning.” In the release, the department said the carcass was discovered south of the River of Ponds area. Its identity was confirmed after a surveillance flight. click here to read the story 11:03

Dead whale washes ashore on Rockaway Beach NJ – A dead humpback whale was found washed up on the sand along Rockaway Beach in Queens Tuesday morning, officials said. click here to read the story