Gallery: Two Whales Found Washed Up on Long Island Beaches This Weekend

This past weekend revealed some grisly surprises for residents of two Long Island beach communities. Officials at two different beaches reported beached whales on their shores, with sightings just a few hours apart. A deceased whale was found in Napeague Sunday morning, while another very sick whale washed ashore not far away in Amagansett and had to later be euthanized. The incidents aren’t thought to be connected, but the coincidence has area marine researchers wondering if local whales are in danger.

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