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Whale died. No, scratch that. It's alive

An official says an earlier report that the whale, stranded in East Hampton since Tuesday, had died was inaccurate as shots were heard on the beach.

Here's the deal: One Riverhead Foundation official had said it died overnight. Then another one took it back.

Update: Yes, it CAN get crazier. This just in:


A scientist armed with a hunting rifle shot the stranded humpback whale in East Hampton Friday morning, after an earlier attempt to euthanize the animal resulted in a 2-foot-long tranquilizer dart being lost in the surf, sources said.

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