12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
How to Move a Dead Whale?

It was necessary for the dead sperm whale to be moved. A large rotting carcass on a popular beach is not a good thing. These guys roped the tail and a larger tug then towed the dead whale elsewhere for post-mortem and disposal.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: United Kingdom
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Jason Gilchrist