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 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. Credit: Paul Faith/PA Wire