Stranded whale dies on Scottish beach
A 60ft (18m) whale that was discovered on a beach near Gerinish on South Uist, Scotland on Tuesday has died.
Personnel at a nearby military rocket test range had been helping with efforts to lessen the distress of the dying animal.
The animal was thought to be a fin or a rare sei whale.
Lorna Gordon reports.
05 Oct 2011
- From the section Scotland