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Encounter Number: 2 (deceased)

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Identity

Identified as: Unassigned

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 Occurrence ID: None assigned.


Date

2013-06-02
Verbatim Event Date: None


Location

Description: Lua Loli Vava'u
Location ID: None
Country: Tonga

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Contact Information

Submitter
Allan Bowe

Photographer
Kirsty Bowe


Observation Attributes

Taxonomy: Physeter macrocephalus 

Status: dead

Sex: unknown

Noticeable scarring: 

Behavior:  Been dead some time

Patterning code:  None

Life stage: 

Additional comments:
Whale was large and decomposing. Have recovered all the skeleton bar the massive head. Taken DNA samples. There were no teeth and there was no indication on the jaw bones of them being removed. Suspect the fell out as jaw decomposed.



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photo Lua Loli Vava'u

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photo Lua Loli Vava'u