Balasore: Carcass of a whale shark was found in a nullah connected to sea near Kantiachera village under Khantapada police limits in Odisha’s Balasore district, today.
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The reason behind the death of the animal was yet to be ascertained.
Worth mentioning, local fishermen had caught a whale shark weighing five quintals and brought it to shore, three days ago. As the locals opposed the act, the fishermen later released the whale shark into the sea.