Dead humpback whale washes up on Long Island beach

WESTHAMPTON, Long Island (WABC) -- A dead humpback whale has washed up on a beach on Long Island.

The Atlantic Marine Conservation Society was alerted to the 37-foot female whale at Cupsogue County Park in Westhampton on Sunday morning.

They dispatched a team to assess the situation and to come up with a plan for disposal.

It is the first large whale to be stranded in New York so far this year.

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