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Dead Humpback Whale Washes up at Point Reyes National Seashore on Christmas Eve

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    Humpback Whale Washes Up at Point Reyes Seashore

    A juvenile humpback whale washed up at the Point Reyes Seashore.

    (Published Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017)

    A dead humpback whale washed up on the Point Reyes National Seashore on Christmas Eve.

    According to a report in the SF Gate, the Marine Mammal Center said the body found on the shore of North Beach was that of a 30-foot-long male whale.

    The cause of the whale's death remains unknown.

    "A team from California Academy of Sciences went out yesterday [Christmas Day] to get some samples, and a larger team is going out today for a necropsy," Laura Sherr, a spokesperson for the Sausalito-based Marine Mammal Center told the SF Gate. 

    Additional information was not immediately available.

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