A whale beached itself in shallow water in Galveston, Texas, and people are sharing pictures of it on Facebook and Twitter.
The Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network, a rescue group, confirmed the whale is beached along FM 3005.
— John Wayne Ferguson (@JohnWFerguson) December 22, 2015
They are currently assessing the animal’s situation, reported ABC-13.
The mammal is between 20 feet and 40 feet in length.
There is no word yet on the whale’s condition, KHOU-TV reported.
The U.S. NOAA Fish Southeast division said it is a “live whale.”
Live whale stranded off Galveston Beach, TX – crew on scene – photo: TX marine mammal stranding network pic.twitter.com/QaRJm8AZlV
— NOAA Fish Southeast (@NOAAFish_SERO) December 22, 2015
This story is developing.