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A Brief History of Exploding Whales

A Brief History of Exploding Whales/ The Atlantic "Jack Lawson, a scientist affiliated with the Canadian fisheries department, told the media that his main concern was neither the stench nor the possibility of an explosion. He warned that the worst thing would be for a person to get too close to the whale and fall inside it"

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from WIRED

What’s the Pressure Inside an Exploding Whale?

What's the Pressure Inside an Exploding Whale? | WIRED

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from WIRED

What’s the Pressure Inside an Exploding Whale?

What’s the Pressure Inside an Exploding Whale

Man behind Oregon's infamous exploding whale dies- "It might be concluded that should a whale ever wash ashore on Lane County again, those in charge will not only remember what to do, they'll certainly remember what not to do," Linnman said at the conclusion of his report on the blast.

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Okay, this is Florence, but this story comes up fairly regularly, especially as more towns are dealing with the problem of dead whales washing up: When Exploding Whales Goes Horribly Wrong

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Oregon's Exploding Whale - 2012 KATU AM Northwest (KATU's 50th Anniversary)

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Exploding whale on the beach of Ameland -Holland

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from NPR.org

Man Behind Oregon's Famous Exploding Whale Dies

A report by KATU-TV on officials' decision to blow up an 8-ton dead whale on an Oregon beach in 1970 went on to become an early viral video....

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from BBC News

Dead blue whale 'might explode' in Newfoundland town

60 tonne blue whale carcass washed up on beach of tiny Newfoundland village. The carcass could explode at any moment and is emitting a powerful stench that is spreading through the town of 600 people

Exploding sperm whale (real time & slow motion). Warning - this is NOT for the squeamish

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