Exploding Whale

Posted on: December 18, 2005 | Views: 1,464 | Comment

In November of 1970, the Oregon Highway Division descended upon the coastal community of Florence, Oregon to detonate a sperm whale that had been rotting away on the beach. What happened next is now legendary, and it was all caught on tape.

Also see: Whale Explodes 

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1970s • gray whale • dynamite • tv news • whale blubber • blubber • beached whale • florence oregon • rotting whale • cetacean • whale • 1970s news • gone wrong