A giant blue whale washed up dead on a beach in Japan — and it’s the country’s first ever sighting of the animal

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  • A blue whale washed up dead in Kamakura City, Japan, on Sunday.
  • The 34-foot mammal is thought to be less than a year old.
  • The cause of death is currently unknown.
  • It is reportedly the first time a blue whale has ever been sighted on Japanese shores.
  • Blue whales are an endangered species, numbering just 10,000-25,000 worldwide, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature.

Beachgoers in Kamakura City, Japan, received quite a shock on Sunday when a 34-foot blue whale washed up dead on the beach.

The Washington Post reported that experts claimed this is the first time a blue whale has ever been recorded on Japanese shores.

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