Carcass of whale washes ashore in western India

Marine biologists in India conducted an autopsy Friday on the carcass of a 35-foot (10-meter) whale that washed ashore on a popular beach in the western city of Mumbai.

Mass beaching fuels 'unscientific' Japan quake fears

The mass beaching of more than 150 melon-headed whales on Japan's shores has fuelled fears of a repeat of a seemingly unrelated event in the country—the devastating 2011 undersea earthquake that killed around 19,000 people.

Nine whales die after Australia stranding

Nine whales died on Monday after stranding themselves against a rocky breakwater on Australia's east coast, with experts working to herd the rest of their group out to sea.

100 pilot whales dead after New Zealand stranding

More than 100 pilot whales that stranded on a New Zealand beach have died, conservation officials said on Saturday, voicing grave fears for more than 90 others from the pod.

When whales can't be rescued

Each year between one and five large whales beach themselves along the North Carolina coast. Most of these whales are already dead, and the others beach because they are usually too sick or injured to survive. Rescue in these ...

Pilot whales stranded on New Zealand beach

A pod of 28 pilot whales that were left stranded on a New Zealand beach on Thursday are likely be put down as there is little chance of refloating them, wildlife officials said.

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