The long effort to reunited a beached young whale with his mother came to a tragic close on Thursday. Marine Science experts determined that the two days of lying on the beach had begun to damage the little whale’s internal organs. So the decision was made to euthanize the creature.
The whale wandered too close to shore earlier in the week and due to the behavior of the tides it couldn’t get back out in to deeper water. At one point it appeared close to making a get-away but it just seemed to run out of energy to make good its attempt to get back to its mother..