The Infamous Exploding Whale

aniboomVia: http://www.perp.com/whale/index.html

There’s been a story floating around the net for years about a beached whale that was blown up (exploded, not inflated) for lack of a better way to be rid of it. Many people thought it was an urban legend. It wasn’t.

Florence, Oregon, USA. November 12, 1970. A news crew (led by reporter Paul Linnman) was on hand for this historic event, and got the whole thing on tape.

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