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Dead whale washes ashore

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A whale washed ashore in Newport, Oregon. Authorities spotted the whale in the ocean on Saturday.

The 40-foot mammal apparently reached the shore late Saturday or early Sunday.

The California Gray whale appeared to have been dead for several days.

Scientists will attempt to discover the cause of death and then plan on burying the whale.
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