Whale without a Tail?

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A humpback whale with a missing tail near Kaikoura has bewildered experts.
Department of Conservation Kaikoura ranger Mike Morrissey went out by boat on Monday after a reported sighting of a whale without a tail.
Morrissey estimated the whale was about 2 or 3-years-old.
Despite the severe injury, the whale appeared relaxed and was moving well.
The flukes could have severed from the tail as a result of the whale getting tangled up in rope. However, it would be impossible to determine the exact cause of the injury.

47 Responses

  1. I can’t stop thinking about it.It’s to ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ™

  2. I really think that’s sad and I feel sorry for that whale but I am happy that it was moving well.
    I think there should be more info.

  3. how is it moving normally though the water and it has no tail I think he is a faker!!!!! he must have edited it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. That is so sad! I hope they don’t find MORE whale’s without their tails!
    That would just be terrible! ๐Ÿ™

  5. Oh, that’s so sad…. At least it’s moving well, and I hope this doesn’t happen to other whales…. that would just be sad……:'(

  6. It’s so cool that it can still move about!
    Wishing you the best whale!

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