– News 13: Rare whale found beached, injured at Port Canaveral’s Jetty Park

Wildlife officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission assess a pygmy sperm whale that was found beached at Port Canaveral's Jetty Park on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (Sky 13)

Wildlife officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission assess a pygmy sperm whale that was found beached at Port Canaveral’s Jetty Park on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (Sky 13)

By Caitlin Wilson, Reporter /Last Updated: Monday, September 26, 2016, 4:33 PM EDT

A rare whale was found beached and injured near Jetty Park in Port Canaveral on Monday morning. The pygmy sperm whale was about 10 years old, which is toward the end of the animals’ lifespan, according to biologists from the Hubbs SeaWorld Research Institute…

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DFO posted at 2016-9-27 Category: - Press, - Stranding News