Juvenile Humpback Whale Washes Ashore Tuesday At Corolla

Juvenile Humpback Whale Washes Ashore Tuesday At Corolla

I thought you would enjoy the below article by Sam Walker in our local online newspaper, Outer Banks Voice. 

Juvenile humpback whale washes ashore Tuesday at Corolla


2015.02.03 KLC221 Mn (121)-002

The whale washed up near the Currituck Lighthouse. (Karen Clark)

A juvenile humpback whale washed ashore Tuesday afternoon off Corolla village. The whale was discovered around 12:30 p.m. at the Lighthouse Road beach access.

“Tides inhibited a complete exam today so a more thorough investigation will take place tomorrow once the animal lands a little farther up the beach away from the water’s edge,” said Karen Clark, Outer Banks Marine Mammal Stranding Network program coordinator at the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education in Corolla.

Members of the Outer Banks Marine Mammal Stranding Network, the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, the Virginia Aquarium and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute will be performing a necropsy Wednesday if conditions allow, according to Clark.


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Phone: 252-202-8147
Dated: February 9th 2015
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About Kathleen: Kathleen relocated to the Outer Banks of North Carolina with her husband and three children in 1989 ...

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