Whale found dead on southwest beach
Enriquillo, Dominican Republic.- A whale around 15 meterslong was found dead Sunday at a beach between the towns Las Merceditas and LosBlancos, near Enriquillo, on the coast of Barahona (southwest).
People who found the whale carcass immediately contactedthe authorities of the town, drawing dozens of onlookers to the beach.
The type of whale and how it died are unknown thus far, forwhich the Environment Ministry was called in to determine the cause.
However most locals agree that the whale could’ve asphyxiatedunder its own weight after being beached.