Sperm whale beaches on Terschelling island


This video is called Inside Nature’s Giants: Sperm Whale.

Translated from Dutch news agency ANP:

July 29, 2013 16:55

Sperm whale stranded on Terschelling

On Terschelling a sperm whale has beached. The SOS Dolphin Foundation reported that this Monday. The animal was said to be still alive.

According to the salvor organisation KNRM the sperm whale is at pole 26, on the northeast side of the island.

Noordgat shipping company will make an attempt to rescue the animal. SOS Dolphin is a sanctuary for small cetaceans which is located at the Dolfinarium in Harderwijk.

A photo of this beached whale is here.

The animal is about 15 meter.

Pole 26 is in the Boschplaat nature reserve. About Boschplaat birds: here.

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