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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

NYPD Boat

25-Foot Whale Found Dead Near Brooklyn Army Terminal

The sei whale was taken to the Army Corps of Engineers facility in New Jersey where the Riverhead Foundation will conduct tests to determine cause of death.

05/05/2014

Dolphin in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn - Jan. 25, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Dolphin Dies After Getting Stranded In Gowanus Canal

The wayward animal stopped moving shortly after 5:30 p.m. after getting wedged between a rock and a pillar below the Union Street Bridge.

01/25/2013

(credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk County Police Set Free Trapped 1,000 Pound Leatherback Sea Turtle

Boaters spotted the 6-foot, 1,000 pound sea turtle tangled in lobster pot lines about a mile north of Mount Sinai Harbor around 8:40 p.m. Monday.

07/31/2012

FILE - A grey seal (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Three Marine Mammals Found Washed Up On L.I. Beaches

Two of the animals, a pygmy sperm whale and a white-sided dolphin are dead, were found dead on a beach in the Hamptons. The other, a grey seal, was discovered at Tobay Beach in Nassau County and appears healthy.

05/04/2012

Lucy the yearling harbor seal (credit: The Riverhead Foundation/Facebook)

Riverhead Foundation To Release Yearling Harbor Seal Back Into The Wild

Lucy was rescued from Westhampton Beach last year but has now been given the all clear to be released back to her home under the Ponquogue Bridge in Hampton Bays.

03/14/2012

Harbor Seals (file / credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Harbor Seal Rescued Off Montauk Point

It looks like the one-year-old male was bitten by a shark before it was rescued.

11/18/2011

A whale is seen on the beach - Atlantic Beach, NY - Jun 9, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Large Whale Washes Ashore In Atlantic Beach, Long Island; Likely Hit By Passing Ship

A finback whale that washed up dead on a New York beach likely was killed when it was hit by a passing ship.

06/09/2011