2 whales dead after washing ashore

Killer Whale
Posted at 7:23 AM, Jun 11, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-11 03:25:39-04

 JUPITER, Fla. (AP) - Two pygmy sperm whales have died after washing ashore in South Florida.


      Authorities say the mother and calf washed ashore Monday evening near Carlin Park in Jupiter. The Palm Beach Post ( ) reports that the mother died a few hours after washing ashore and her calf had to be euthanized.


      The two whales will be sent to a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration facility in Miami for necropsies.