Hundreds of Pilot Whales Die After Beaching in New Zealand - New York Times

Volunteers trying to keep alive some of the pilot whales beached at the northern tip of New Zealand's South Island on Friday. Officials said it was one of the country's largest whale strandings. Credit Ross Wearing/Reuters. HONG KONG — Hundreds of ...and more »

New Zealanders race to save stranded pilot whales - The Hindu

Some of the hundreds of pilot whales marked with an 'X' to indicate they have died can be seen together after one of the country's largest recorded mass whale strandings, in Golden Bay, at the top of New Zealand's South Island on February 10, 2017.and more »

New Zealand just experienced its largest whale stranding in decades - The Verge

More than 600 pilot whales have washed ashore New Zealand's South Island over the past two days. Officials and volunteers are working to return the ones that are still alive back to sea, but many have already died or were euthanized because of their ...and more »

Why Are Hundreds Of Whales Beaching Themselves And Dying This Week? - Forbes

Hundreds of whales have died after beaching themselves at a remote beach in New Zealand over the past few days. Scores of volunteers have rushed to attend to the whales and attempt to refloat them toward deeper waters, only to see many re-beach ...and more »

New Zealand whales: Hundreds refloat on high tide at Farewell Spit - BBC News

More than 200 whales stranded on a remote beach in New Zealand on Saturday have refloated themselves and returned to sea. But conservation officials have warned that they could still turn back to the beach at Farewell Spit, South Island. Earlier ...and more »

More whales beach in New Zealand - The Hindu

A dead pilot whale lies on a sandbank after one of the country's largest recorded mass whale strandings, in Golden Bay, at the tip of New Zealand's South Island on Saturday. AP. WELLINGTON February 11, 2017 16:56 IST. Updated: February 11, 2017 16:58 ...and more »

Hundreds of whales dead in mass New Zealand stranding - The Weather Network

Friday, February 10, 2017, 10:51 - Rescuers and volunteers were racing to save hundreds of pilot whales in New Zealand's picturesque Golden Bay on Friday (February 10), after one of the country's largest recorded mass whale strandings. Up to 300 whales ...and more »

Another pod of whales stranded in New Zealand, bringing total to 650 - Telegraph.co.uk

Dozens of weary volunteers have formed a human chain to prevent a pod of stranded whales that washed up off a New Zealand coast from beaching again, as a fresh group became stranded. Hours after volunteers managed to refloat hundreds of the whales, ...and more »

Hundreds of volunteers form human chain in effort to save dozens of 400 beached whales - Irish Independent

Volunteers try to guide some of the stranded pilot whales still alive back out to sea 7 Volunteers try to guide some of the stranded pilot whales still alive back out to sea after one of the country's largest recorded mass whale strandings, in Golden ...and more »

Mass whale stranding at Farewell Spit - Stuff.co.nz

Volunteers sing to stranded whales as attempts are made to push them back out to sea. With daylight fading, rescuers at Farewell Spit face an anxious wait to see whether the 80 to 90 whales stranded there survive the night. Can you see the stranding?and more »