- Giant carcass washes ashore at Hulung Beach in Indonesia
- Carcass appears to be that of baleen whale: expert
- Water around the massive carcass turned red
Although initial reports speculated that it could be a giant squid or a sperm whale, Marcus Chua, a museum officer at the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, told Mashable that the carcass appears to be that of a baleen whale.
According to Detik News, the 15 meters long creature weighs a whopping 35 tons.
Videos of the gigantic creature have found their way to YouTube. Water around it can be seen turning red in the video below:
This is not the first incident of rotting carcasses attracting locals. Earlier this year in February, a huge, hairy creature washed up on a Philippines beach and left locals baffled.
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