WATCH RELATED VIDEO Submit Scientists conducted a necropsy on the remains of a beached sperm whale in Florida Friday. The mammal was found struggling to stay alive at the shallow waters north of St. Pete Beach. Showing a slim chance of survival, the emaciated whale was later on sedated and euthanized by scientists. Advertisement © 2017 HNGN, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission. Advertisement 0 COMMENTS CLOSE COMMENT Get HNGN's Top Stories Newsletter Everyweek You have already subscribed. Thank you.