Dead whale carcass washes up off Ierapetra


Authorities in Crete were trying to remove the carcass of a dead whale that washed up on the shores of Chrissi, a small island south of Ierapetra.

The whale, estimated to weigh 4 tons, was stranded on Vougiou Mati beach, on the southern coast of the island.

A necropsy will be carried out to determine the cause of death.