Why land burials of whales dig a big hole for the ocean

By Tracey Ferrier
Updated July 10 2024 - 3:35am, first published 3:31am
A whale carcass has been fitted with a tracking device to monitor where it ends up. (Supplied Paddy Marine/AAP PHOTOS)
A whale carcass has been fitted with a tracking device to monitor where it ends up. (Supplied Paddy Marine/AAP PHOTOS)

When whales strand or wash up dead on Australia's picturesque beaches, authorities are left with a colossal mess to clean up.

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