Whales stranded in New Zealand: Another 50 pilot whales die

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According to (This article and its images were originally posted on BBC News – Science & Environment November 30, 2018 at 01:24AM.)

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Image caption: The only surviving whale was too badly injured ill to be rescued

Fifty-one pilot whales have died after becoming stranded on a beach on the Chatham Islands off New Zealand.The mass stranding means more than 200 whales have died in separate incidents over the past week in the region.

New Zealand’s Department of Conservation says between 80 and 90 whales were found to have become stranded in Hanson Bay on Thursday.

Several dozen managed to refloat themselves but 50 were found dead and one had to be put down.

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This article and images were originally posted on [BBC News – Science & Environment] November 30, 2018 at 01:24AM. Credit to the original author and BBC News – Science & Environment | ESIST.T>G>S Recommended Articles Of The Day.

 

 

 

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