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Endangered baby right whale found dead on East Coast beach

  By Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press The plight of endangered right whales took another sad turn Saturday,…

 

By Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press

The plight of endangered right whales took another sad turn Saturday, when a baby whale, possibly two months old, washed ashore dead on a Florida beach with telltale signs of being struck by a boat.

There are fewer than 400 north Atlantic right whales remaining, and any mortality of the species is a serious setback to rescuing the animals from extinction, according to federal biologists who expressed dismay over Saturday’s discovery of the 22-foot (7-meter) male infant at

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