Necropsy Performed on Whale that Washed up on California Beach

December 27, 2017 Last Updated: December 27, 2017

Scientists from The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, California, perform a necropsy on a juvenile male humpback whale at North Beach in Point Reyes National Seashore on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017. A final determination into the animal’s cause of death has not yet been made. (The Marine Mammal Center)