Sei whale beached on Antrim coast dies

A rare nine metre-long whale has died after becoming stranded on a beach near Waterfoot in Northern Ireland this morning.

Ian Enlander, from the Irish Whale and Dolphin organisation checks the rare Sei whale.
Ian Enlander, from the Irish Whale and Dolphin organisation checks the rare Sei whale in Co Antrim. Credit: Paul Faith/PA Wire
Locals watch the rare Sei whale on a small beach in Waterfoot that an expert said died from suffocation.
Locals watch the rare Sei whale on a small beach in Waterfoot that an expert said died from suffocation. Credit: Paul Faith/PA Wire

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