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."

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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."