Palm Beach whale still raising a stink

2014-08-29 00:00

CONTRARY to promises made by the Hibiscus Coast Municipality, the whale carcass remains on Palm Beach.

The humpback whale that was found on the shore on Monday morning is now floating between the shore and the rocks.

HCM spokesperson Simon Soboyisa said the carcass was removed yesterday morning. However, residents of Palm Beach disagree.

Tom Prins said it was not only people who had been getting a pieces of the carcass.

“There are seagulls also eating from the carcass, which is mostly fat floating between the shore and the rocks. But we are hoping it will float out to sea overnight.”

He said the carcass could still be smelt from metres away.

Soboyisa said it was still unsafe for people to swim at the beach.

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