Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Whale stranded on Northumberland beach dies

A minke whale that became stranded on a beach in Northumberland has had to be put down by vets.

The beautiful eight-metre long animal was found in Druridge Bay at 7.50am on Wednesday morning.

Experts from the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDLMR) rushed to its aid after the Humber Coastguard were alerted to the beaching by a member of public.

But, after being assessed, the whale was deemed as being too thin to be returned to the sea. Read More