Whales without tails!

National Geographic reports Experts say that entanglement in fishing gear and other objects is a likely cause for the gruesome injuries. When the marine mammals feed in areas with lots of fishing gear, debris, and other human-made objects, ropes and nets can get stuck at the base of their tail, gradually sawing off the fluke […]

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