Updated:FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. —
Scientists said it will be several weeks before they determine what caused the death of a rare whale that washed up on a beach in Flagler County.
A North Atlantic right whale was discovered north of Flagler Beach Wednesday morning.
Officials said the young whale was one of 400 in existence.
Experts performed a necropsy on the animal and then buried the remains on the beach.
Samples taken from the whale are still being studied.
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