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4 gray whales found dead in San Francisco Bay Area in 9 days

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Posted at 7:50 PM, Apr 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-09 22:50:15-04

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Four dead gray whales have washed onto San Francisco Bay Area beaches in the last nine days.

Experts say the carcass of a 41-foot adult female gray whale landed at San Francisco’s Crissy Field on March 31.

A second adult female was found last Saturday in Moss Beach in San Mateo County.

A third was found Wednesday floating near the Berkeley Marina and the following day one washed up in Marin County’s Muir Beach. Friday's whale was stuck by a ship.

Experts haven't determined how the other three died.