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This Is The Single Craziest Thing You Never Knew Happened In Oregon

Have you ever heard of Oregon’s “Exploding Whale”? It has got to be one of the most bizarre things that has ever happened in Oregon.

The story goes like this: In 1970, an 8-ton whale carcass washed ashore on a beach near Florence. No one knew what to do with the body—until someone recommended using dynamite to disintegrate it. And, well, things didn’t go exactly as planned. The entire ordeal was caught on film. Check out this video to see it for yourself:

What do you think? Do you (or does anyone you know) have a first-hand story about this event?