Polar bears did not wash up in Scotland: Mystery carcasses are likely to be WHALES, says marine expert
The mysterious white carcasses that washed up off the Western coast of Scotland may have belonged to dead whales rather than polar bears.
Three sets of badly decomposed remains were spotted by locals on the island of Colonsay in the Inner Hebrides.
Many believed the remains, which washed ashore in August, could be those of a family of polar bears which drowned at sea.
But a marine expert has countered the claims, offering a more likely explanation for the strange amorphous lumps of blubber and 'fur' – they are probably whales.
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