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Canadian town tries to sell whale carcass on eBay

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A fishing village in easternmost Canada has tried to auction off on eBay a sperm whale carcass that washed up onto its shores. 

The dead body of a 15 metre sperm whale lies on Paraparaumu beach on the Kapiti Coast in New Zealand on January 16, 2013

By midday, the town of Cape St. George, Newfoundland had received dozens of bids -- the highest topping $2,000 -- before running afoul of the online auction site's rules and the law.

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