Beached humpback dies
Jun 12, 2012 / 11:25 am
A whale, believed to be a humpback, has washed up on White Rock beach, south of Vancouver.
Residents along the sandy tidal flats, about 45 kilometres south of Vancouver, spotted the whale as the tide receded.
It's estimated to be between two to three metres in length, and veterinarians say it was likely alive when it beached itself.
But they say it now appears to have died.
A net, possibly a fishing net was found near the remains.
Vets also say the whale is young and appears severely emaciated.
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