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The dead whale on a Southampton beach
The whale was seen floating in the water on Monday and found on the beach on Tuesday.

A dead whale that was seen floating in the water on Monday, has washed up on a Southampton beach on Tuesday, according to the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation.

The foundation is working with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to assess the situation and will provide more details as they become available.

They also remind residents to report all sightings to their 24-hour hotline at 631-369-9829.