Whale Stranded On Beach

Coastguards are attempting to rescue a 45 foot Fin Whale that is stranded on Carlyon Bay in Cornwall.

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Crowds gather after whale washed up

Crowd gathers to watch beached whale at Carlyon Credit: ITV Westcountry

People have been gathering on a beach near St Austell, after a wounded 65-foot fin whale was washed up at Carlyon Bay.

After being examined by vets and members of the British Divers Marine, the whale had to be put down as it was too sick to be re-floated.

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