Beached whales were euthanized in Florida

April 14, 2015 1:44 AM

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has to make a hard decision and that is to euthanize a beached mother whale and its calf. The whales were beached on Jacksonville’s Neptune Beach.

The FWC’s Marine Mammal Response team were immediately on site after receiving reports that an adult sperm whales was injured on the beach. Just a few meters away was its calf. According to the response team, the calf was just few hour’s old and could have been born earlier that morning.

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