Hundreds of whale carcasses popped 'like balloons' to stop them exploding on New Zealand beach - The Independent

whale-stranded-nz.jpg A member of the public looks at the dead Pilot whales during a mass stranding at Farewell Spit on February 11, 2017. GETTY. Conservation workers in New Zealand have been “popping” pilot whales “like balloons” to stop their ...

Fears of exploding whales as New Zealand clears carcasses - Phys.Org

The grim task of clearing hundreds of washed-up whale carcasses was under way in New Zealand Tuesday, with the beach closed over fears the bodies will fill with gas and explode as they decompose. The sands at Farewell Spit where the nearly 700 pilot ...

Trump's National Security Adviser Michael Flynn Resigns - Fortune

President Donald Trump's embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned late Monday night, following reports that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russia. His departure upends Trump's ...

Grisly Cleanup Follows Deaths of 400 Whales in New Zealand - New York Times

A dead pilot whale lay on a beach at Farewell Spit in New Zealand on Saturday as volunteers tried to help the stranded whales that still had a chance of surviving. Credit Marty Melville/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. After the strandings comes ...

Hundreds of Stranded New Zealand Whales Swim Free - Good News Network

In one of New Zealand's largest mass whale beachings, over 240 pilot whales were saved by the coming tide. Since Thursday night, hundreds of the oceanic mammals were washing up at Golden Bay near the northwest tip of the South Island. While many ...