Fears public health is at risk from ‘toxic’ waste washed up from a buried sperm whale at Monifieth beach have been dismissed by a leading vet.
Marine rescue chiefs have repeated a 'hands-off' warning for beach visitors who may come across a stranded sealife on the sands of Tayside and Fife.
The marine animal expert behind an autopsy on a 45ft sperm whale which washed up near Monifieth has given a full update on his findings so far.
‘Everyone did an incredible job’ — autopsy carried out on beached sperm whale in Tayside could be world first
An autopsy carried out on a 45-foot sperm whale beached in Tayside could be a world-first, a researcher involved in the effort has claimed.
A probe into the death of a massive sperm whale which washed up near Monifieth on Wednesday is under way.
A huge, complicated operation to carry out a post-mortem on and bury a 45ft sperm whale which washed up on the banks of the River Tay got under way yesterday.
A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out today on a dead whale that washed up on the beach between Monifieth and Barry.
A huge sperm whale was found dead after washing up on a Tayside beach on Wednesday.
A rescue mission to save a whale which washed up on a beach near Monifieth has turned into a recovery operation after the animal was found dead.
A dead sperm whale has been found floating in the Firth of Forth nine days after one or more were spotted swimming further upriver.