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'Unusual' to see minke whales on Manx shores

Dead juvenile minke found in south of Island

The marine officer for the Manx Wildlife Trust says it's rare to see minke whales wash up around the Island's coast.

A juvenile minke was found in the south of the Island on Friday, and is believed to have died as a result of internal damage to its intestines.

Lara Howe believes this is only the second or third time such an animal has been found on Manx shores in the last five years.

She explains what to do if you make such a discovery:

The Manx Wildlife Trust can be contacted on 844432.

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