Huge sperm whale washes up on Kent beach
3 March 2011 Last updated at 21:48 GMT
A 45ft (13.7m) sperm whale has died after becoming stranded on a beach in Kent.
Coastguards were alerted to the beached whale at Pegwell Bay, between Ramsgate and Sandwich, at about 0730 GMT.
Claudia Sermbezis reports.