Vets to investigate whale death

Vets will begin investigating how a 60ft dead whale ended up on a Solway beach.

The giant mammal was found washed up on the sandy estuary at Carsluith near Newton Stewart on Sunday night (17th February).

A post-mortem of the whale will be carried out to establish the cause of the death, and a discussion will begin on how best to dispose of the carcass.

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60ft whale found on Carsluith beach

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