In Alanya, in Gazipasa district, dead huge whale washed up on the beach. Residents of Gazipasa reported it to the municipality. Scientists, administration staff, special services arrived at the scene.
On examination it was found that the whale is a boy, length of 5 meters and a weight of 1 ton. Whales of this kind are rare in the Mediterranean, in our region this is the third whale for all time. To establish the cause of death, the researchers took tissue samples. The marine mammal was taken to a special area, where he was buried .
University scientists plan in two years to exhume the body and to put the skeleton on display in the Museum of Alanya. Alanya museums do not have such a finding yet, the skeleton will contribute to the study of rare marine mammals that live in the Mediterranean.