Blunt Force Injuries Revealed in Post-Mortem Examination of Whale Washed Ashore in Long Beach Township, New Jersey

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, New Jersey — A recent necropsy of a juvenile male humpback whale that washed ashore on Long Beach Island revealed distressing findings of blunt force trauma. The examination, conducted by the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, unveiled multiple injuries, including a fractured skull, vertebrae, dislocated ribs, and a dislocated shoulder bone. Sheila Dean, … Read more

Whale Washed Ashore in New Jersey Suffered Blunt Force Injuries, Including Fractured Skull

Long Beach Township, New Jersey – A recent post-mortem examination of a whale that washed ashore on New Jersey’s Long Beach Island revealed shocking details of the animal’s injuries, including a fractured skull and vertebrae. The juvenile male humpback whale, measuring nearly 25 feet (7.6 meters), was found dead in Long Beach Township, sparking concerns … Read more