Dead Whale Washed Ashore 

Officials say that in southern Maine, a dead whale washed ashore in Ogunquit. Police said that the humpback whale was discovered on Moody Beach on Frida morning. The whale was first sighted floating at sea last weekend, andapparently washed ashore overnight.The Department of Marine Resources strandings program has beencalled in. The cause of death is unknown and it appeared that the whale had been dead for quite a while.