LOOK: Dead sperm whale in La Union

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Oct 13 2014 07:22 PM | Updated as of Oct 14 2014 03:22 AM

Photos by KC Golez Zalavaria, ABS-CBN Regional Network Group
Photos by KC Golez Zalavaria, ABS-CBN Regional Network Group

MANILA - A female sperm whale was spotted near the shore in San Fernando, La Union Monday morning where it died.

Residents said the sperm whale was sighted around 9 a.m. The whale died at around noon.

Authorities used 2 4x4 trucks to haul the whale's carcass to shore.

A local official said the whale measures about 10 meters and was covered with wounds. Authorities have yet to identify cause of death. Report by KC Golez Zalavaria, ABS-CBN News