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Gigantic Blue Whale was Found Dead Off the Coast of Gwadar

A gigantic blue whale found dead near Jiwani Tehsil, Gwadar District.

The waves of the sea swept the dead gigantic blue whale away as they approached Jiwani Bandri Beach. Where its decomposition poses a major health risk to the local populace.

Sudhir Baloch, senior researcher for the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF-Pakistan), hails from Gwadar and was the first to respond to the situation and arrive at the location. The largest mammal floating in the water was not close to the shore and could be examined easily, so he dove in to get to it.

According to the original reports, the dead whale was about 36 feet long, but its weight remains unknown.

The local government has been educating the community about the need to refrain from reaching as part of preventative efforts. The area where the whale carcass might break, spewing its decomposing internal organs and foul odour into the air.


Senior official with the WWF told APP that Pakistan is home to a variety of whale species, including blue whales, humpback whales, and melon-headed whales. Russian ships brutally slaughtered whales in Pakistan and India in 1964. There was an overabundance of whale hunting worldwide after the 1950 that put the whale population in risk.

The slain whale carcass and remnants will be preserved as taxidermy by Gwadar Development Authority (GDA).Director General Mujeeb ur Rehman Qambrani in order to raise awareness about the country largest marine mammal among the general public.

Abdur Raheem Baloch, marine expert and the Authority deputy director of environment, has been instructed by the Director General GDA to conduct the necessary steps for the taxidermy of the whale.

Abdur Raheem Baloch, a marine expert, revealed that Blue Whale with a length of 29.9 metres (98 feet) and a weight of up to 199 tonnes was could found off the coast of Makran.

Due to its enormous size and mass, he said, it was the largest mammal in the planet even though its species was exposed to a wide range of risks and perils. As a result of multiple man-made hazards, including ship collisions, marine pollution, ocean-based noise, and climate change. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) designated the blue whale as an endangered species until 2018.

He continued by saying that the taxidermy of the whale will encourage the public to contribute to the preservation and protection of the endangered species. While another whale had already been preserved in Jiwani. Baloch declared that he would travel there personally to inspect the whale body and ensure its preservation according to scientific principles.

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