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Whale in Osaka Bay for second day


OSAKA, Jan 10 (Kyodo) - A Japan Coast Guard vessel is monitoring a whale in Osaka Bay, western Japan, for a second straight day.

The Coast Guard said the 8-meter-long whale was about 400 meters from the mouth of the Yodo River on Tuesday. The water there is about 2 meters deep.

On Monday morning, officials received reports that a whale was spotted near the river mouth in the bay.

The officials said the whale on Tuesday was about 100 meters further offshore from where it was seen the previous day. They added that it was spouting water from time to time.

The Coast Guard plans to continue observing the whale if it stays near its current location on Wednesday, and to warn ships navigating in the area. ...continue reading

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