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Coast Guard weighing options for whale carcass

Thursday, May 13, 2010
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A dead whale that turned up in San Francisco Bay Wednesday did not move much overnight. It was still on the shore of Angel Island Thursday.

The Coast Guard is considering towing the whale to Point Richmond, but has not made a final decision yet.

Biologists at the Marin Marine Center Cay it appears to be too decomposed already to learn much from it.

 

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