Dead gray whale washes ashore on Beach in San Francisco

California
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 (KRON) – The Marine Mammal Center confirms a dead gray whale washed ashore at Ocean Beach in San Francisco early Monday.

Scientists at the Marine Mammal Center plan to perform a necropsy on Tuesday to determine the whale’s cause of death. 

At this time the age, sex, and length of the whale is not known. 

This is the 9th gray whale necropsy to be performed this year, according to the Marine Mammal Center.

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