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Whale washed up at Groudle

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I saw this in the local rags website and it’s also been trailed on IOMNP Facebook page by a concerned member of the public. 

I appreciate that it is rather large and would take some work to remove. However, instead of Government departments idly watch the area deteriorate, could they have not been proactive to remove the carcass. Perhaps Manx National Hemorrage could have got involved, the carcass could have made a exhibit piece?  

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/article.cfm?id=48793&headline=Whale carcass found at Groudle&sectionIs=NEWS&searchyear=2019

 

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That is really freaky looking, like an occult portal to the Twilight Zone. Then again, Groudle is a gateway by sea to Onchan.

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What do you want them to do? They are awaiting a spring tide to take it back out. Ffs carcasses wash up all the time, it’s a natural occurrence. Also, try going to the museum there’s a great big ruddy whale skeleton hanging up there, which was washed up I think in Derbyhaven, great photos of the whale being dragged through the streets. Apparently the smell was gruesome. 

Furthermore, Do you want them to stuff every friggin polecat or hedgehog that gets minced on the roads too?

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The museum whale featured in the epic JP Donleavy novel The Ginger Man

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1 hour ago, Donald Trumps said:

The museum whale featured in the epic JP Donleavy novel The Ginger Man 

What does it say about it?

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24 minutes ago, dilligaf said:

Buy the book.

I'm not reading some obscure book just to find a fictitious reference to an incident that a family member was involved in and told me all about anyway. I was just curious how the whale came to be mentioned in that book.

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3 minutes ago, Rushen Spy said:

I'm not reading some obscure book just to find a fictitious reference to an incident that a family member was involved in and told me all about anyway. I was just curious how the whale came to be mentioned in that book.

Yeah, right !

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6 minutes ago, dilligaf said:

Yeah, right !

It's not exactly a big deal to brag about, is it? Langness 1925 isn't exactly Woodstock 1969.

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1 minute ago, Rushen Spy said:

It's not exactly a big deal to brag about, is it? Langness 1925 isn't exactly Woodstock 1969.

I would imagine that Langness smelled better though:thumbsup:

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48 minutes ago, Rushen Spy said:

It's not exactly a big deal to brag about, is it? Langness 1925 isn't exactly Woodstock 1969.

Excuse me...the whales at Woodstock were sensational.

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7 minutes ago, Uhtred said:

Excuse me...the whales at Woodstock were sensational.

Their lead guitarist was awesome 

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44 minutes ago, Neil Down said:

Their lead guitarist was awesome 

Superb Blues....

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