AMAMI, Kagoshima Pref. (Kyodo) The carcass of a Blainville’s beaked whale, a species more often seen in deep waters near the equator, has been found on the shore of Amami-Oshima Island in Kagoshima Prefecture.

A man found the 4.4-meter-long dead whale bearing what appeared to be numerous shark bites on Asani beach Saturday, according to a nearby children’s nature center.

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