Beached Whale-Ballito

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  1. Alan

    Alan Admin MASA Contributor

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    Took the kids to the beach this morning, beautiful winters day. Look what we found on the rocks, but the smell OMG. You can see the bite marks on the side where the sharks have been feeding. I should imagine this is one of the whales that came up with the sardine run.

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  3. Broder

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    Imagine cleaning that up....
     
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    its a shame to see but its all to do with the cycle of life. That could probably feed a whole township :p Spread the word and it'll be gone in an hour
     
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    Pitty, such awesome animals
     
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    Shame, time to load it up with explosives and give it a good send off
     
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    The shark activity in the area will be insane with the dead Whale.
     
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    mmmm beached whale .... Ballito .... mmmm ..... someone told me Andreas stays up that way .... and yesterday was his birthday .... mmmmm .... I think maybe he tried to get it into his tank as a birthday present .... but seriously .... so sad for such an awesome creature .....
     
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    I think we read too much into a whale beaching itself...so not sad, thats just nature.

    How would teh local muncipality get rid of it or does ushaka get it ???
     
  10. Mauritius-aquarist

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    As long as sharks were attacking it for food, there's no big shame, the biggest shame is wat the stupid danish and japanese are doing..they are massacring!!!

    Yes, its sad though that it didn't finish in the stomach of the sharks.( plz don't take me negatively)
     
  11. Alan

    Alan Thread Starter Admin MASA Contributor

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    I hear they going to drag it off into deeper water and then sink it, so the sea creatures can gorge themselves. Plenty sharks out there at the moment, went back this afternoon and counted 5 fins breaking the surface.
     
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    time for a swim then hey, seperate the men from the boys ;)
     
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    Alan Thread Starter Admin MASA Contributor

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    LOL, no probs you first.
     
  14. gaboon

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    Maybe time to introduce Julius to the joys of diving.
     
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    I swam with a whale once and a shark at the same time .....................ag well it was my wife but that counts doesnt it ?
     
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    Alan Thread Starter Admin MASA Contributor

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    Funny you should say that, i bumped into him at the beach, wondered why he was in his wet suit with a speargun.........
     
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    Hahahaha, dont be surprised if no one hears from Trev again!
     
  18. magman

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    Alan, I bet most of those fins are GW's I heard there is some busses swimming around from other spearo's

    :biggrin::lol::yeahdude::1:
     
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    oh man that smells! i really hope its not infront of the hotel i am staying at tomorrow night....
     
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    Damn I wish I could have been there with my rods. :(
     
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    Saw a great White from the boat yesterday. Awesome Creature. And we were surrounded by about 15 whales. Alida crapped herself every time a whale blew water or break the surface
     
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