Shinnecock tribe blesses beached whale

? Members of the Shinnecock nation blessed the beached whale that became stranded on Main Beach.

Experts say the young humpback whale was already dying when it came to shore and cannot be rehabilitated.

Rescuers are considering whether it could be safely sedated andeuthanized.

The whale, about 25 feet long, was discovered Tuesday morning.

AP wires contributed to this story.

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