24 Jul '11, 1am

44 Stranded Pilot Whales Rescued But Many Die | Care2 Causes

44 Stranded Pilot Whales Rescued But Many Die | Care2 Causes

Rescuers were able to return 44 long-finned pilot whales back to sea on Saturday after their pod was stranded at low tide near the northwestern tip of Scotland in the Kyle of Durness, a sea inlet near Cape Wrath. Many were stranded on their sides, were on top of each other or upside down and were breathing in sand. Sadly, 25 whales perished. According to the Guardian , British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) medics, the coastguard and the Royal Navy began the rescue effort on Friday night. They were able to rotate whales who were upside down; the whales would otherwise have drowned when the tide came back in. Inflatable pontoons helped some of the whales get back into the water. Rescuers are searching for evidence of other whales who, they hope, have been able to return to the open water and are also seeking to find out what caused the mass stranding. Said Mark Simmonds,...

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