LEWES, DE. (WJZ) — The Marine Education, Research and Rehabilitation (MERR) Institute Inc. is performing a necropsy of a juvenile humpback whale.

The whale washed ashore in Lewes, Delaware Sunday afternoon.

According to their Facebook page, the MERR Institute is a non-profit organization “dedicated to the conservation of marine mammals and sea turtles.”

The organization said it will report any information it gathers.

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