Monday, 2 December 2013

Whale explosion

The whale died from natural causes, as it entered too shallow waters and was not able to escape.

It was left for two days in the water, so the intestines had started to ferment and rot. This resulted in a pressure buildup, as can be seen in this video.

Sperm Whale explodes in the Faroe Islands while a man is trying to open his stomach. Sperm Whales are not killed in the Faroe Islands, this one died from natural causes.

Credit: Faroese national television.