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Wildlife agency seeking West Coast hosts for decaying whale carcasses


Added 06-15-19 10:13:02pm EST - “Gray whale carcasses are being stored on West Coast homeowners' land.” - Nydailynews.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nydailynews.com: “Wildlife agency seeking West Coast hosts for decaying whale carcasses”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

One wildlife agency is looking for a few good volunteers — to play host to rotting whale carcasses.

Not only will coastal homeowners receive the privilege of around-the-clock snootfuls of decaying flesh, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration won’t pay them for their good deed.

“It is really a unique opportunity to have this here on the beach and monitor it and see how fast it goes,” said his wife, Stefanie Worwag.

Due to the numerous whale carcasses that already have washed up in 2019, the NOAA says it has no room to accommodate them, reported The Associated Press.

The agency spins it as an opportunity to support the natural process of marine life, while the leftover skeletons can serve as educational tools.

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