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Dead whale washes up on Essex beach

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Dead whale washes up on Essex beach

Dead whale washes up on Essex beach

A 40ft-long whale has washed up on a beach in Essex, as police advised people to keep away.

The giant marine mammal, which is dead, was swept ashore at Clacton-on-Sea on Friday.

Environmental group Big Blue Ocean Cleanup said it was a fin whale, which can grow up to 80ft long and is the second largest mammal in the world after the blue whale.

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