Pilot whale stranded on beach

A pilot whale has been washed up on Castle Beach at Falmouth.

It is hoped the stranded animal, which is still alive, will be able to be re-floated at high tide. Volunteers are currently trying to keep the whale wet with buckets of water.


Stranded pilot whale

A young pilot whale became stranded on a popular beach in Falmouth. After experts assessed its condition, they took the decision that it was too ill to survive, and put it to sleep.