- Associated Press - Thursday, June 14, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A right whale dolphin washed up on the Oregon coast last week.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports it was found at Manzanita Beach. The creature was taken to Portland State University for a necropsy, but the results were inconclusive. More tests were being run to see if experts can determine the cause of the death.

Right whale dolphins look like a cross between an orca and a bottlenose dolphin. They are rarely spotted along the northern Oregon coastline.

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Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com



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