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Enormous Whale Skeleton Found on Beach in Russia’s Far East

Kronotsky Nature Reserve /

A majestic skeleton of a male killer whale has been found on Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula, The Siberian Times reported Sunday.

The sea creature was found on the shore of a beach by a wildlife inspector who was on patrol at the Kronotsky Nature Reserve.

Kronotsky Nature Reserve /

“It is quite likely that the carcass got washed ashore at the end of spring, and it arrived just in time for hungry post-hibernation bears to have their first snack,”  Marina Vorontsova, an employee at the reserve, was cited as saying by The Siberian Times.

Kronotsky Nature Reserve /

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