A dead finback whale found in Boston Harbor on Sunday could create a huge problem depending on where and when it finally comes ashore. No one can remember a whale being found dead in the harbor, and New England Aquarium officials worry that the huge logistical probelm of removing it will be hampered by thousands of onlookers who could rush to the scene to get a glimpse of the massive species, which can grow to 70 feet and 100,000 pounds.
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