Dacia Herbulock posted in marine mammals • mass stranding events • pilot whales • strandings • whale strandings • whales on January 16th, 2014.
Efforts to rescue pilot whales stranded near Farewell Spit in Golden Bay this week failed after the surviving animals repeatedly beached themselves, eventually requiring conservation workers to euthanise them. New Zealand has one of the highest rates of marine mammal stranding in the world, and events like this are frequent occurrences in summer months. This is […]
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