Whale rescuers leave beach

A police officer remains at the scene at Falmouth's Castle Beach Credit: ITV Westcountry

The whale's corpse remains on the beach while a decision is made on removal. Rescuers have now left Castle Beach at Falmouth after a vet put the mammal down.

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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.