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200 pilot whales stranded in Australia

March 2, 2009 / 2 Comments

Some 200 pilot whales or thereabouts beached themselves on an island near Australia's southern state of Tasmania. Most are already dead. Rescuers say there were 194 pilot whales and seven dolphins that were beached. Around 140 of the whales were already dead by the time authorities and civilian wildlife rescuers arrived. There is hope the remaining mammals could be saved if ...