Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Sun and clouds both Saturday and Sunday with daytime high temps in the mid and upper 50s. Merry Christmas!
MATAGORDA (December 19, 2012)--A 43-foot whale has been found dead on Matagorda beach, researchers said.
The baleen whale was discovered Tuesday.
Heidi Whitehead with the Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network in Galveston said it's definitely rare for a large whale to come ashore on the Texas coast.
Whitehead said a necropsy was planned Wednesday.
Further details on the animal weren't immediately available.
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