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**ALL ROUND PICTURES FROM SOLARPIX.COM**.**WORLDWIDE SYNDICATION RIGHTS**.A whale is beached at San Pedro de Alcantara (between Marbella and Estepona) today on Spain's Costa del Sol. Local people attempted to assist the injured whale by dousing it with water before the fire department arrived. An attempt was made to pull the whale back into deeper water with 3 boats, but failed. .The whale is still languishing at the beach this evening as rescuers and emergency services continue to try and save the animal...JOB REF:  5702 SCR       DATE: 05_02_2008.**MUST CREDIT SOLARPIX.COM OR DOUBLE FEE WILL BE CHARGED* *UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THIS IMAGE TO BE REPRODUCED FOR ANY ONLINE EDITION WITHOUT PRIOR PERMISSION*