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This Humongous Whale Washed Up Dead on Long Island

Photo: Keith Feldman/NBC New York

Beach season is officially over.

A nearly 50-foot fin whale received an impromptu wake at Mastic Beach this morning after turning up alongside a not-quite-as-big sea turtle. The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research is investigating. Humans are probably to blame, somehow.

Humongous Whale Washes Up Dead on Long Island