MATAGORDA, Texas -- Animal rescuers say a 43-foot whale was found dead on a Texas beach.
The Victoria Advocate reported the baleen whale was discovered Tuesday on Matagorda Beach.
Heidi Whitehead with the Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network in Galveston said it s definitely rare for a large whale to come ashore on the Texas coast. Whitehead said a necropsy was planned Wednesday.
Further details on the animal weren t immediately available.
Matagorda is about 90 miles southwest of Houston.
Information from: The Victoria Advocate