2 whales die after washing up on St. Augustine Beach

Published On: Aug 28 2014 04:39:28 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 28 2014 05:15:20 PM EDT

Two pygmy sperm whales died after beaching themselves on St. Augustine Beach, near the Ocean Trace beach access, Thursday afternoon, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

The mother died on the beach and the calf died while being taken to Marineland.

No other information was immediately available.


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