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Porpoise found on beach

PUBLISHED: 10:09 08 March 2010 | UPDATED: 16:58 30 June 2010

A MEMBER of the public alerted the coastguard to a dead porpoise washed up on the beach between Scratby and California, near Great Yarmouth.

The find, at 9.

A MEMBER of the public alerted the coastguard to a dead porpoise washed up on the beach between Scratby and California, near Great Yarmouth.

The find, at 9.25am on Thursday, follows a similar discovery last week on the beach at nearby Hemsby.

A coastguard spokesman said the carcass was in a decomposed state. The Natural History Museum had been informed to see if it wished to recover it to undertake a post mortem examination.

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