Pygmy sperm whale, baby calf die after washing up on Jersey Shore beach

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BRIGANTINE – A pygmy sperm whale and her young calf had to be euthanized Wednesday after they washed ashore in Brigantine hours apart, officials said. The adult female pygmy sperm whale was found by beach-goers rolling in the surf close to the shoreline at 2 p.m., according Marine Mammal Stranding Center director Bob Schoelkopf. Officials from…

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