Minke whale found dead on Manx beach
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Dead 20ft minke whale washed up on Isle of Man beach

14 July 2014 Last updated at 18:38 BST

A six-metre (20ft) minke whale has been found dead on an Isle of Man beach, the Manx Wildlife Trust (MWT) has confirmed.

The juvenile was discovered at Glen Maye on Saturday evening, the trust's marine officer Lara Howe said.

The Manx Society for Marine Conservation and MWT have carried out tests and believe it died from natural causes.

Jen Adams of Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch said washed-up whales were "very rare."

Footage courtesy of Manx Marine and 'New Dawn' crab fishing vessel.