Posted by: Sandy Steinman | September 22, 2022

Pounding Surf Kills Nearly 200 Whales Left Stranded on Australian Coast

NBCBay Area reports

A day after 230 whales were found stranded on the wild and remote west coast of Australia’s island state of Tasmania, only 35 were still alive despite rescue efforts that were to continue Thursday.

Half the pod of pilot whales stranded in Macquarie Harbour were presumed to still be alive on Wednesday, the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania said. 

But pounding surf took a toll overnight, Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service manager Brendon Clark said.

Read more at Pounding Surf Kills Nearly 200 Whales Left Stranded on Australian Coast – NBC Bay Area


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