The team from the Municipal Urban Cleaning Company of Rio needed an excavator, a crawler tractor, a dump truck and a wheel loader to remove the animal.
A team of ten street sweepers from Comlurb, the Municipal Urban Cleaning Company of Rio de Janeiro, worked on the removal of a humpback whale found dead on Leblon beach, next to the Jardim de Alah Canal, this Saturday morning, 18. The group it needed an excavator, a crawler tractor, a dump truck and a loader to remove the animal, according to information from the agency linked to the Municipal Department of Conservation and Public Services. The Company also called in technicians from the Laboratory of Aquatic Mammals and Bioindicators, MAQUA, of the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), who went to the site and collected materials from the mammal for analysis. Then, the body was taken to the Waste Treatment Center (CTR-Rio), in Seropédica. See photos of the removal work, provided by Comlurb.