The bloated carcass of an alleged Bryde’s whale washed ashore near a beach close to Juhu Tara Road on Thursday evening. whale remains a matter of curiosity among the people. Large number of people gathered to watch the whale.
This is the 10th such case since last year of dead mammals washing ashore in Mumbai and the second instance of a whale washing ashore in Maharashtra after a 42-long foot blue whale washed up in Alibaug in August last year.
According to officials from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) disaster management cell, local residents briefed the Mumbai fire brigade regarding the carcass at around 8.11pm on Thursday evening.
“After we were notified about the presence of the whale at around 8.56 pm on Thursday evening by fire officials, we informed the forest department and BMC officials to reach the spot behind JW Marriot Hotel at Juhu,” said Narendra Mane from BMC disaster control.
Firstly whale brought up by the crane where adminstration planned to do post-mortem at AIROLI , But they further decided to bury it in the pit.