Orca beached itself on Florida beach

FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. – A 21-foot-long orca beached itself on a Flagler County beach on Wednesday morning.

Deputies as well as Florida Fish and Wildlife officials and SeaWorld marine biologists were at the scene south of Jungle Hut Park in Palm Coast to investigate.

FWC has since removed the orca and will assist with its necropsy.

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