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Locals and Tourists Join Forces to Try and Save Doomed Whale in Nicaragua

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Local residents and tourists push a beached whale to try to return it to the the ocean from Popoyo beach in Rivas, Nicaragua, on Nov. 14, 2014.

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The whale was discovered on the beach Friday morning, Nov. 14.

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Despite the efforts of dozens of people, the whale remained beached.

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People try to help a stranded whale at Popoyo beach, 35km from Rivas, Nicaragua on November 14, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Inti OCONInti Ocon/AFP/Getty Images
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The whale is buried on Popoyo beach on Nov. 15, the day after it beached.

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