Whale skeleton found on Alexandria beach

Residents of Misr lel Ta'meer village, located west of Alexandria, were surprised on Wednesday with the appearance of a 13-meter long skeleton of a whale, washed upw on the beach near the coastal road. 
Major General Ahmed Metwally, Chairman of the Borg al-Arab City said in a press statement that the skeleton weighs up to 5 tons.
Metwally added that a committee was formed by the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Authority to bury the skeleton taking into account the sanitary requirements.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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