Stranded pilot whale found on Carova Beach Sunday

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CAROVA BEACH, N.C. (WAVY) — A whale was found stranded Sunday morning on the shores of Carova Beach along the Outer Banks.

Karen Clark with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission said the whale was a 13-foot short finned female pilot whale. Officials were on scene for several hours on Sunday.

Clark said a necropsy was performed on the whale, but the results aren’t in yet.

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