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Hundreds of whales are dead after swimming too close to New Zealand shore

  • Between 250 and 300 pilot whales are dead after a wave of them washed ashore on Farewell Spit in New Zealand Friday.
  • According to the New Zealand Department of Conservation, volunteers attempted to re-float over 100 of the estimated 416 beached whales with partial success.
  • About 50 of the whales swam out, while 80 to 90 re-stranded on the beach. Read more (2/10/17 11:09 AM)

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