60ft whale washed up on Solway beach

The 60 foot whale Credit: Bob Geddes

A 60 foot whale has been found washed up on a Solway Firth beach.

The dead whale, found at Carsluith near Newton Stewart, was discovered last night (17th February), near to salmon stake nets on the estuary.

Experts from Dumfries and Galloway Council are now working to establish exactly what type of whale it is.

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60ft whale found on Carsluith beach

A 60 foot whale has been found washed up on a Solway Firth beach.