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NZEALAND-ANIMAL-WHALE

A Maori elder (C) blesses dead body of a 15 metre sperm whale lies on a Paraparaumu beach on the Kapiti Coast on January 16, 2013 before it is cut up and removed. Hundreds of people gathered to see the whale which was washed up on the beach overnight after it died. AFP PHOTO / MARTY MELVILLE (Photo credit should read Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Maori elder (C) blesses dead body of a 15 metre sperm whale lies on a Paraparaumu beach on the Kapiti Coast on January 16, 2013 before it is cut up and removed. Hundreds of people gathered to see the whale which was washed up on the beach overnight after it died. AFP PHOTO / MARTY MELVILLE (Photo credit should read Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images)
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January 16, 2013
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159557199
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MARTY MELVILLE / Stringer
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AFP
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AFP/Getty Images
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AFP
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A Maori elder blesses dead body of a 15 metre sperm whale lies on a... News Photo 159557199Animal,Beach,Blessing,Dead,Horizontal,Human Body,Human Interest,Lies,Maori,Meter,New Zealand,Removing,Senior Adult,Sperm,Wellington - New Zealand,WhalePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA Maori elder (C) blesses dead body of a 15 metre sperm whale lies on a Paraparaumu beach on the Kapiti Coast on January 16, 2013 before it is cut up and removed. Hundreds of people gathered to see the whale which was washed up on the beach overnight after it died. AFP PHOTO / MARTY MELVILLE (Photo credit should read Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images)