Injured whale washes up on Surfrider Beach

LA County Fire Lifeguards Twitter.

At approximately 4:40 pm on Sunday, lifeguards responded to Malibu Surfrider Beach after a Pygmy Sperm Whale stranded on the beach. Lifeguards and the fire department removed the whale from the shoreline and transferred it to the care of the California Wildlife Center.

According to a report on KBUU radio, the whale had to be euthanized due to its injuries and poor state of health.