Photo: Whale Lost in Amazon Found Dead



A 12-ton minke whale was found dead Tuesday, November 21, 2007, after nearly a week of aimless swimming along an Amazon River tributary in Brazil.

The 18-foot (5.5-meter) whale was seen last week on the Tapajós River, after swimming More than 800 miles (1,200 kilometers) from the Atlantic Ocean, its normal habitat.

Photograph by Fabia Lima/Reuters


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