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6 Mar 2021 5:05
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    A pod of whales stranded off a Farewell Spit beach -- are free swimming offshore

    A pod of whales stranded off a Farewell Spit beach -- are free swimming offshore


    Rescuers have re-floated many of the 28 whales which became stranded -- but at the last count, 19 of the long-finned pilot whales have died.

    Doc and Project Jonah are monitoring the whales to ensure they don't strand again.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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