Whale hello! Today the journal led me to Beavertail State Park in Jamestown, where there's a beached whale! This is big news, so the explorers created an article all about it. Let’s go find out more!

Beavertail State Park

It's easy as... 

1. Download the newspaper template

2. Write your own story

3. And there is no 3!

I feel really sad for this young whale. And I think more people need to know about this horrible incident and the reasons it happened.

Well how did they make it?

Let's see what their newspaper said about it. 

Humpback Whale

Humpback Whale

On the southwest side of Beavertail State Park on June 21st

Humpback Whale Mouth

Humpback Whale Mouth

This 31-foot-long whale's mouth is open and is missing its baleen (its filter feeding system).

Humpback Whale Ventral Pleats

Humpback Whale Ventral Pleats

The ventral pleats are grooves in its throat that expand when feeding.

Humpback Whale Skin

Humpback Whale Skin

The epidermis, or outer layer of skin, has started to peel off the body of the whale.

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This material is based upon work supported in part by the National Science Foundation EPSCoR Cooperative Agreement #EPS-1004057

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