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Image caption ZSL's Rob Deaville (right) and Matt Perkins (left) took samples from the dead orca for analysis. The first stranded Orca in England and Wales since 2001 has been found by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL). The 15ft (4.5m) long juvenile male killer whale was discovered in the Wash on the coast of Norfolk and Lincolnshire. ZSL said it was likely the animal died a week ago and it has taken blubber, liver, muscle and kidney samples. Researchers also found a large fragment of plastic in the whale's stomach, but it was not the cause of its death. Image caption The whale was located using a drone to navigate the Wash. Orcas are a priority species for research by ZSL as they are ... Full story

14 January