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Humpback whale stranded on Wallops Island to be euthanized

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Posted at 5:12 PM, Sep 26, 2012
and last updated 2012-09-26 22:55:53-04

According to Linda Chandler of the Virginia Aquarium, a humpback whale was found on Wallops Island. 

They say it was severely injured, possibly by propellers, and they have decided to euthanize the whale. They say it may be a juvenile that is around 30 feet.

According to Chandler, stranded whales typically do not survive. A Necropsy will be performed on Thursday.

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