Sperm whale remains in Osaka Bay, likely weak

The Yomiuri Shimbun
A whale believed to have lost its way is seen near the Yodogawa river estuary in Osaka on Monday.

OSAKA — A likely young sperm whale that strayed into the Yodogawa River estuary in Osaka Bay on Monday remained in the vicinity on Tuesday. The whale, dubbed by some as “Yodo-chan,” is estimated to be about 8 meters long. Experts believe that it is weak and in declining health.