UPDATE, 11:09 a.m.: Earlier this morning, KWPT’s Janet Carney spoke with the Paul Schaeffer of the Northcoast Marine Mammal Center about the Klamath whale and the work of his organization:


UPDATE, 9:20 a.m.: The Associated Press has a report.

Dottie Smith at redding.com reported the news early this morning. 

The Lost Coast Outpost just spoke with the owner of the Klamath River RV Park, who confirmed that the whale passed early this morning. He said that scientists and others are down in the river now, removing the corpse from the river.

RIP, you great big beast.