The whale washed up in Mumbai's Juhu beach
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India: Large Bryde's whale washes up on Mumbai beach

A 12m (40ft) long Bryde's whale has washed up on a beach in the western Indian city of Mumbai.

Assistant conservator of forests Makarand Ghodk told the BBC he estimated it weighed around 20 tonnes.

The Bryde's whale is an endangered species and is found in the Arabian sea.

Yogita Limaye reports.

  • 29 Jan 2016
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