140 Whales Die After Getting Stranded On New Zealand Beach

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Beached pilot whales, New Zealand. Photo source: ©© Angieandsteeve

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About 140 pilot whales that stranded themselves on a remote stretch of New Zealand beach have died, but conservation workers and volunteers are hoping the remaining 60 or so will survive after they managed to get them refloated…

Read Full Article, AP / Huffington Green

Nearly 200 Whales Stranded on New Zealand Beach, National Geographic (02-13-2015)

Mass Strandings of Pilot Whales: A Study, Science Daily (03-14-2013)