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50 more whales beach themselves on notorious New Zealand beach

More than 50 pilot whales beached themselves Saturday on the same remote New Zealand coast where another 52 whales have either died or been put down in the past two weeks. The Farewell Spit beach, at the top of the South Island, is a renowned death trap for whales. Of…

New Zealand will euthanize stranded whales found on a remote beach

New Zealand conservation officials said Thursday they would have to euthanise eight pilot whales stranded on a remote beach where five others died earlier this week. The decision to put the whales down was made after they repeatedly returned to the beach after each attempt to shepherd them out to…

Rescuers race to save 40 whales stranded off Florida coast

Florida rescuers are racing to save more than 40 whales stranded in shallow water after 10 others from the pod died, a US official said Wednesday. The pilot whales are located in a very remote region of Everglades National Park in the southern part of the state, according to the…

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