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  • a team of sure Lincoln's race to save a part of about 100 whales beached off the country's southwestern coast on Monday, the short finned pilot whales began to beach themselves just before dusk at PanAgora south off the capital, Colombo.

  • Appeal.

  • Ranjit is a fisherman who spotted the whales.

  • That number.

  • I don't know why this happened.

  • It has never happened before.

  • This is the first time I've seen this.

  • All of them will die.

  • By morning, men and boys waded into the surf, trying in vain to push and pull the whales back out to sea, ignoring a 24 hour coronavirus curfew.

  • Officials from the Coast Guard and navy also arrived to help with the rescue, which went on late into the night.

  • But by morning it was feared that they would likely not survive.

  • It's not clear what caused them to be stranded.

  • The reason why whales beach themselves is largely a mystery to marine scientists.

  • However, whales which travel in pods sometimes beach themselves as they follow a leader and will gather around an injured or distressed whale.

a team of sure Lincoln's race to save a part of about 100 whales beached off the country's southwestern coast on Monday, the short finned pilot whales began to beach themselves just before dusk at PanAgora south off the capital, Colombo.

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Sri Lankans push beached whales back into sea

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/05
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