Whale of a watch

Busy investigators stand on the head of a 60ft whale which was found stranded and dead inside the main Suva reef on Tuesday. Fijian people were out on the reef in large numbers digging for the teeth (tabua). Picture: FILE

ON Tuesday, June 22, 1965, an interesting event happened, a dead whale was found near the main reef at Suva. It caused a frenzy as Fijians took to the passage just outside of the city to extricate the prized whale’s teeth which is used for traditional iTaukei ceremonies. An extract from The Fiji Times published […]

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