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Whale Washes Up Dead on Rhode Island Beach

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Michael Chapman, Executive Director of Block Island Conservancy

A humpback whale has been found dead on a Rhode Island beach.

It is believed the beautiful ocean creature died while still at sea, according to necn affiliate WJAR.

The whale was found belly-up Wednesday on Crescent Beach on Block Island by a resident.

Executive Director of Block Island Conservancy Michael Chapman tells WJAR the age of the whale has yet to be determined, but it is quite young.

Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut has been contacted to document the incident.

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