Necropsy Performed on Dead Right Whale on Cape Cod

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Video screen shot: Video by Merrily Cassidy 

Cape Cod Times: The inquiry into the death of a young North Atlantic right whale began Friday at Harding Beach with the sound of knives being sharpened and a putrid smell in the air.

But the deep, deep cuts along the whale’s large body laying in the sand, 9 gashes in total, most likely from boat propellers cuts, caused some in the crowd of bystanders to pause.

Read more about the necropsy performed on the right whale that washed ashore in Chatham, MA.