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A dead fin whale was found washed up on shore at Smith Point County Park on Oct. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Expert Says Whale That Washed Ashore On L.I. Had Injuries Likened To Hitting A Vessel

A dead 58-foot whale caused quite a stir on Smith Point Beach on Long Island this week after it washed ashore.

10/11/2014

A dead fin whale was found washed up on shore at Smith Point County Park on Oct. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Large, Dead Fin Whale Washes Up On Long Island Beach

The male fin whale was found at Smith Point County Park about 7:30 a.m. Thursday.

10/09/2014

Beached fin whale in Breezy Point (credit: CBS 2)

Beached Whale Found In Queens Was Malnourished

Marine officials said Friday the whale was malnourished and had lesions in its stomach and kidneys. The cause of death won’t be completed until testing comes back on tissue samples.

12/28/2012

Beached fin whale in Breezy Point (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Beached Whale Near Breezy Point Has Died

The 60-foot-long finback whale was found in grave condition stranded on the bay side of Breezy Point around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

12/27/2012

Beached fin whale in Breezy Point (credit: CBS 2)

Fin Whale Beached Near Breezy Point

The 60-foot whale was spotted around 10:30 a.m. and was still alive as of noon, according to the U.S. Coast Guard on scene.

12/26/2012