Whale washes up on Cumbrian beach

A 35ft whale has washed up on a remote Cumbrian beach. It's believed the whale died at sea before being washed up on a remote beach near the Ravenglass Estuary

Whale washed up on remote Cumbrian beach

Wildlife experts are puzzled at how the body of one of the world's largest animals has been washed up on a beach in West Cumbria.

The remains of a massive whale are lying in a remote stretch of coastline near Drigg, and how it ended up there is proving to be a bit of a mystery for marine conservationists.

Paul Crone has this report.

Whale washed up on Cumbrian beach

The body of a whale has washed up on a remote Cumbrian beach.

The whale washed up a few days ago Credit: ITV News Border

It's believed the mammal washed up a few day ago is a 35 ft Sai whale.

It's thought the whale is a Sai Credit: ITV News Border

It's believed the whale died at sea before being washed up on a remote beach near the Ravenglass estuary in Cumbria.

It's not yet known how the body will be disposed of Credit: ITV News Border

As yet, no decision had been made on how the whale's body might be disposed.

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