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Four giant sperm whales found beached in Yancheng City, China's Jiangsu


14:41, March 18, 2012

A frontier defense soldier sprays water to preserve moisture for a stranded sperm whale on the beach of Yancheng City, east China's Jiangsu Province, March 17, 2012. Four giant sperm whales, with each one measuring 20 meters in length and weighing 30 tonnes, were found beached in the city. (Xinhua/Xia Jun)

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Fat-Chun Leung Ki at 2012-03-18188.61.105.*
Your picture footings do not say whether the sperm whales have been put to sea or they have been eaten up. whale meat has great market value in some Asian communities

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