Dead whale washes ashore at San Francisco's Ocean Beach; 17th this year

SAN FRANCISCO -- A dead whale washed up at Ocean Beach in San Francisco Monday.

The mammal was found floating in the surf.

Experts conducted a necropsy Monday afternoon to determine the whale's cause of death.

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This is the 17th whale to wash ashore in the San Francisco Bay this year.

In April, four whales were found dead on Bay Area shores in just over a week.

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