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Another pod of whales stranded in New Zealand, bringing total to 650 -

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 »

Mass Stranding: Hundreds of Pilot Whales Returned to the Water - Live Science

Hundreds of pilot whales stranded on Farewell Spit on the South Island of New Zealand today (Feb. 10, 2017). Credit: Deb Price. Update: Feb. 12, 9 a.m. ET: This morning (Feb. 12), most of the 240 or so whales that had re-stranded yesterday near the ...and more »

New Zealand whales: Hundreds more stranded despite volunteers forming human chain to save pod - The Independent

A member of the public looks at the dead Pilot whales during a mass stranding at Farewell Spit on February 11, 2017. GETTY. A super-pod of 200 whales has become stranded on a remote beach in New Zealand - hours after volunteers had managed to refloat ...and more »

New Zealand races to rescue beached whales as 200 more come in - The Sydney Morning Herald

Farewell Spit: A super pod of hundreds of whales was pushed offshore after repeated strandings at Farewell Spit, New Zealand, on Saturday morning, as volunteers scrambled to save a smaller group of stricken animals still on the beach. Some 416 whales ...and more »

Hundreds of whales die in mass stranding on New Zealand beach - The Guardian

Rescuers are trying to save dozens of whales after a mass stranding on a New Zealand beach thought to be the largest in decades. The Department of Conservation (DOC) discovered 416 pilot whales had beached themselves overnight at Farewell Spit in ...and more »

'Unlikely' beached whales were disturbed by seismic blasting - New Zealand Herald

The Department of Conservation has been accused of gross incompetence after today's tragic stranding on Farewell Spit. The strong words have come from Whale Rescue, an organisation which has taken part in hundreds of whale rescues here in NZ and ...and more »

400 pilot whales stranded on New Zealand's 'whale trap' beach - New Scientist

More than 400 pilot whales beached themselves on Thursday in one of the worst whale stranding New Zealand has ever seen. The animals washed up on beaches at Farewell Spit on the South Island, a known black spot for whale strandings. At least 300 died ...and more »

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

Eric Mack , Contributor I cover science and innovation and products and policies they create. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Hundreds of whales have died after beaching themselves at a remote beach in New Zealand over the past ...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 »

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 »