Dead butanding recovered in Navotas
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The carcass of a whale shark, locally known as “butanding,” washed ashore near the Navotas Fish Port Complex before dawn yesterday. The whale shark was at least 15 feet long and weighed more than 3,000 kilos, according to Arsilo Catipay, NFPC police and security division chief. Fishermen were about to set sail when they saw the whale shark floating several meters from the shoreline at around 4 a.m.
Galupo, R. (2018, August 18). Dead butanding recovered in Navotas. The Philippine Star, p. 14.
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- The Philippine Star