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Dead Humpback Whale That Washed Ashore In East Quogue Was Well-Known Among Researchers

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Biologists from the Riverhead Foundation for Maine Research and Preservation prepare to do a necropsy on the humpback whale that washed ashore in East Quogue last week.  DANA SHAW

Biologists from the Riverhead Foundation for Maine Research and Preservation prepare to do a necropsy on the humpback whale that washed ashore in East Quogue last week. DANA SHAW

The humpback whale that washed ashore last week is moved out of the water on Thursday

The humpback whale that washed ashore last week is moved out of the water on Thursday

 April 18

April 18

 so a necropsy could be performed and the animal could be buried.  DANA SHAW

so a necropsy could be performed and the animal could be buried. DANA SHAW

The humpback whale that washed ashore last week is moved out of the water on Thursday

The humpback whale that washed ashore last week is moved out of the water on Thursday

 April 18

April 18

 so a necropsy could be performed and the animal could be buried.  DANA SHAW

so a necropsy could be performed and the animal could be buried. DANA SHAW

The humpback whale that washed ashore last week is moved out of the water on Thursday

The humpback whale that washed ashore last week is moved out of the water on Thursday

 April 18

April 18

 so a necropsy could be performed and the animal could be buried.  DANA SHAW

so a necropsy could be performed and the animal could be buried. DANA SHAW

The fluke of the humpback whale was pulled off while it was being moved onto the beach on Thursday

The fluke of the humpback whale was pulled off while it was being moved onto the beach on Thursday

 April 18.      DANA SHAW

April 18. DANA SHAW

The fluke of the humpback whale was pulled off while it was being moved onto the beach on Thursday

The fluke of the humpback whale was pulled off while it was being moved onto the beach on Thursday

authorCarol Moran on Apr 24, 2013
Marine biologists said they were awed to learn that the dead, nearly 48-foot-long humpback whale that washed ashore in East Quogue last week was a leviathan celebrity of sorts, one... more

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