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Young blue whale carcass washes up in California

10:01am EDT - 00:35

A blue whale which was washed up on a beach in Marin County, California could have been hit by a boat, scientist say. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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ROUGH CUT. NO REPORTER NARRATION. A blue whale that washed up on a Marin County beach on Thursday (May 25) was examined by scientists from the Marine Mammal Center and California Academy of Sciences on Friday (May 26). They identified the 79-foot-long marine mammal as a young female blue whale. Scientists say the animal may have been struck by a passing ship, but they are still investigating.

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Young blue whale carcass washes up in California

10:01am EDT - 00:35