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A newspaper article from Llais Llafur, published on 25/01/1919, describing the washing up of a whale (from description, based on the size of the individual, we would suggest the cetacean may be fin whale - though it is difficult to be 100% certain) on Manorbier Beach.

The clipping reads as follows: "A dead whale has just been washed ashore at Manorbier Bay, Pembrokeshire. The carcase measures 50 feet over all; the tongue is 7 feet long, and the jawbone 10 feet 9 inches. The head of the whale was greatly injured, and it is conjectured that it may have been killed by a mine explosion."

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