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Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 03/28/2011

Dead whale washes up at Va. Beach

The Virginia Aquarium plans to perform a necropsy to determine what killed a whale that washed up on Virginia Beach.

Media outlets report that the nearly 40-foot-long Sei whale’s body was found Sunday morning in Sandbridge.

Aquarium officials say the necropsy will be performed Monday onsite.

Sei whales are an endangered species.

By Associated Press  |  10:52 AM ET, 03/28/2011

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