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  • 46 whales stranded on a beach on the Indonesian island of Madura died Friday, while rescuers managed to push three back out to sea, according to the provincial governor.

  • A rescue effort was launched on Thursday after dozens of pilot whales beached with volunteers working together to save the mammals.

  • Some local residents also helped out wading into the ankle deep water to help push them into the sea.

  • The governor told Reuters that authorities plan to bury the dead whales on Saturday once the tide receipts and said two excavators had been brought in.

  • It is not fully understood why whales which traveled together in pods speech themselves, but they are known to follow a leader as well as gather around and injured or distressed.

46 whales stranded on a beach on the Indonesian island of Madura died Friday, while rescuers managed to push three back out to sea, according to the provincial governor.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/19
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