Second shocking beach discovery
ANOTHER shocking discovery has been made on a beach in the region.
A whale has washed up on the rocks at Ball Bay.
It was the second animal washed up on the shore in the region yesterday, with a dead dugong found on a beach in Bowen.
A Department of Environment and Science spokesman said as humpback whale numbers increased, people were likely to see whales stranded more often.
"If you see a stranded whale, alive or dead, please report it immediately by calling the RSPCA Qld on 1300 ANIMAL and follow the advice of wildlife officers," he said.
- location (GPS coordinates if possible)
- a description of what is wrong with the animal (e.g. stranded on beach, injuries, entangled in a net, injured)
- a description of the animal (type of animal-dugong, turtle, whale, dolphin; condition; size and any identifying tags)
- photos (if available)
- your contact details.