What Not to Do if a Whale Washes Ashore!

FLORENCE, Ore. (KATU) – It was the whale explosion seen ‘round the world. Today, November 12, 2020, marks the 50th anniversary of KATU’s infamous whale explosion.

When a 45-foot, 8-ton whale washed ashore on a beach near Florence in November 1970, the Department of Transportation had a stinky situation on its hands. They had to figure out what to do with the massive corpse.

 

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