Dead humpback whale washes up on Long Island beach

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

ATLANTIC BEACH, Long Island (WABC) -- A dead humpback whale washed up on the shore of a Long Island beach on Tuesday.

The whale was found on Atlantic Beach around 8 a.m.

The Atlantic Marine Conservation Society is working with the Town of Hempstead, the New York State Department of conservation as well as the Sanitation department to determine a response plan.

On Saturday, a dead dolphin also washed up near Montauk Lighthouse.