The whale that was washed up on a beach in Northumberland has been put down by a vet. The British Divers Marine Life Rescue charity said it was in poor condition and undernourished. A post mortem examination will be carried out later today.
A 26ft minke whale has been found on a beach in Northumberland.
The whale is alive but struggling in Druridge Bay.
– The British Divers Marine Life Rescue charity
"We have people down there at the moment and a local vet is on her way,
"It is not looking in very good shape and it is incredibly thin.
"We will wait until the vet is down there and then we will take it from there."