12 January 2016

More than 80 whales wash ashore on India's southern coast

One among the dozens of whales that have washed ashore on the Bay of Bengal coast at the Manapad beach in Tuticorin district, Tamil Nadu state, India, Tuesday, Jan.12, 2016. The top government official in the southeastern port town of Tuticorin said the short-finned pilot whales began washing up on beaches Monday evening.
More than 80 whales have washed ashore on India's southern coast, officials said Tuesday.
The short-finned pilot whales began washing up on beaches Monday evening, said M. Ravi Kumar, the top government official in the southeastern port town of Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu state.