Whale washes up in East Quogue

A humpback whale washed up on the shore of a private beach in East Quogue on Tuesday. Authorities are determining what to do with it. Videojournalist: Randee Daddona (April 17, 2013)

The dead hump back whale washed ashore on the beach off Dune Road, just west of Triton Lane. (April 17, 2013)

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