The body was quickly becoming swollen and there were fish-louse sucking all the animal's skin. Even more disturbing was the condition of the tail which had been almost completely severed from the body.
"It was very clear it was caused by the propeller of a boat," said Mazdak Radjainia, structural biologist and underwater photographer, University of Auckland, New Zealand, who found the whale by chance. "It must have been a very cruel death, because the damage was enormous."..... MORE