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More than 400 whales strand on New Zealand beach, most die - Business Insider

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand volunteers formed a human chain in the water at a remote beach on Friday as they tried to save about 100 whales after more than 400 of the creatures beached themselves in one of the worst whale ...and more »

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

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 original stranding site made there way back out to the shallow water during the high tide, according to the New Zealand Department ...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 »

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

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? Send your newstips, photos and video to newstips@stuff.co.nz. Experts and hundreds of ...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 »

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

Urgent plea issued for locals to drop work and school commitments and head to the remote beach to save surviving whales. Eleanor Ainge Roy in Dunedin. @EleanorAingeRoy. Thu 9 Feb 2017 22.52 EST First published on Thu 9 Feb 2017 17.47 EST.and more »

400 Whales Stranded On Beach, Thrashing Tails In Distress - NDTV

Wellington, New Zealand: Highlights. Pilot whales are the most common species of whale in New Zealand waters; Over 400 whales beached themselves overnight on a New Zealand beach; 70% of the whales have died, volunteers are trying to refloat the ...and more »

Whales re-stranded on Farewell Spit - Newshub

More than 100 whales remain stranded on Farewell Spit, after 30 which had been re-floated on Friday came back ashore. Rescuers estimated around 80 pilot whales were unable to be re-floated after the mass stranding of 416 whales in Golden Bay, and ...and more »

Fresh whale stranding on notorious New Zealand beach - RTE.ie

Whale rescuers in New Zealand have linked arms in neck-deep water to try and prevent about 200 pilot whales from stranding themselves again in a remote bay, where 300 of the animals died this week. The incident, in the shallow muddy waters of Golden ...and more »

Hundreds of Whales Are Dead Following a Horrific Mass Stranding in New Zealand - Gizmodo

In what's considered the largest mass stranding in decades, over 400 pilot whales have beached themselves on a New Zealand shore. Hundreds of whales died overnight, and rescuers are now frantically working to save the dozens of remaining whales who ...and more »