Whale carcasses on U.K. beach become canvases for graffiti

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Three beached whales were discovered on a U.K. beach near Skegness in Lincolnshire last weekend. Soon after, the whales became canvases for graffiti.

Online images showed that someone had spray painted the letters “CND” on the tail of one of the whales, reportedly signifying the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.

SKEGNESS, ENGLAND - JANUARY 25: Graffiti saying 'CND' is seen on the tail of one of three Sperm Whales that were found washed ashore on a beach near Skegness over the weekend on January 25, 2016 in Skegness, England. The whales are thought to have been from the same pod as another animal that was found on Hunstanton beach in Norfolk on Friday. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) SKEGNESS, ENGLAND – JANUARY 25: Graffiti saying ‘CND’ is seen on the tail of one of three Sperm Whales that were found washed ashore on a beach near Skegness  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

“Fukushima RIP” – a reference to the 2011 nuclear power station disaster in Japan, and “Man’s Fault” were also written.

SKEGNESS, ENGLAND - JANUARY 25: One of one of the three Sperm Whales, which were found washed ashore near Skegness over the weekend, is disected by members of the UK Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme (CSIP) on January 25, 2016 in Skegness, England. The whales are thought to have been from the same pod as another animal that was found on Hunstanton beach in Norfolk on Friday. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) SKEGNESS, ENGLAND – JANUARY 25: One of one of the three Sperm Whales, which were found washed ashore near Skegness over the weekend, is disected by members of the UK Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme (CSIP). (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Although nobody knows why the whales died…

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