Dead pilot whale washed up on Siesta Key Beach

Marine biologists are studying why a whale stranded itself in Siesta Key.

SARASOTA CITY -- Mote Marine Laboratory is responding to a beached whale on Siesta Key.

A photographer from our Tegna station WBIR, Brian Holt, sent us the video of the whale. 

The Sarasota County Sheriff's County says the 12-foot whale washed ashore and they are currently working to removed the dead sub-pilot whale from the beach. 

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