Sperm whale on Terschelling dies

The Terschelling sperm whale, photo Dagblad van het Noorden

The sperm whale, which beached earlier today on Terschelling island in the Netherlands, has died.

Attempts to refloat the animal by digging a channel through the sand came too late. About 18:30 local time, the situation of the whale suddenly deteriorated.

See also here.

Update September 2013: here.

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