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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Dead whale washes back onto Bald Head Island


BALD HEAD ISLAND, NC (WWAY) -- The Bald Head Island Conservancy says the beached whale that was pushed back into the ocean yesterday washed back on shore dead this morning.

The conservancy says a stranding team is taking the female pygmy sperm whale to UNCW's Marine Sciences Lab for a necropsy.

Bald Head Island residents pushed the beached whale back into the water yesterday.

(Photo courtesy Bald Head Island Conservancy)

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