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Fin Whale Dies After Being Trapped in Dee Estuary, UK

The 30ft (10m) fin whale was beached in the Deeside estuary

     A young fin whale, estimated to be about a year old, became trappen in the Dee Estuary which is in Flintshire, UK.  The whale died on Sunday 6/14/2020 after it had become beached several times in the same area.   A team initailly refloated the whale and it seemed to swim towards sea, however it ended up restranding.   A post-mortem examination, necropsy, showed damage consistent with a live stranding of a nutritionally compromised individual. 


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