DUXBURY (CBS) — A whale washed up on Duxbury Beach Monday morning.

Marine biologists from the New England Aquarium responded and are investigating how the fin whale died.

SkyEye captured video of workers taking measurements and photographs of the whale’s body.

duxbury whale dead Dead Whale Washes Up On Duxbury Beach

A dead whale washed up on Duxbury Beach (WBZ-TV)

The stranding of a fin whale is unusual, according to experts. At 52 feet long and 50,000 pounds, it’s the second largest whale species in the world.

The whale will be buried at the Duxbury Beach Reservation.

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