The Riverhead Foundation is examining two animals that washed up on a Long Island shore
this morning. The group said, "A dead whale believed to be 40- to 50-feet long and a large sea turtle both washed ashore at Smith Point County Park in Shirley."

Via MyFoxNY

According to Newsday, "Allison DePerte, office administrator for the foundation, said the whale is believed to be a fin whale and the turtle is a leatherback. Fin whales are considered the second-largest species of whale, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration."