A dead whale has washed ashore near the Sawgrass Beach Club, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has confirmed.
A beached whale! 😩🐳 Crews used heavy machinery to remove the animal today. This was near Sawgrass CC Beach Club. @ActionNewsJax 📸: @BachmanANjax pic.twitter.com/dorlilDCFZ— Stephanie Bennett (@StephanieANJax) December 31, 2020
FWC said the whale is an adult pygmy sperm whale approximately 14 feet in length.
FWC staff are at the beach to recover the whale.
The area the whale washed up is about two miles north of Mickler’s.
Cox Media Group