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Australia: Rescue effort underway for hundreds of whales stranded off Tasmania01:06

Australia: Rescue effort underway for hundreds of whales stranded off Tasmania

Australia, Tasmania
September 22, 2020 at 10:03 GMT -00:00 · Published

Rescue effort was underway for some 270 whales that are stranded in a bay off the Australian island of Tasmania, on Tuesday.

Along the western coast of Tasmania, marine conservationists gathered in an attempt to save the pilot whales stranded on sandbars. A police boat was seen circling the area.

The rescue operation is expected to take several days. According to reports, a mass stranding of this size had not been seen in some 10 years in Tasmania.

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Rescue effort was underway for some 270 whales that are stranded in a bay off the Australian island of Tasmania, on Tuesday.

Along the western coast of Tasmania, marine conservationists gathered in an attempt to save the pilot whales stranded on sandbars. A police boat was seen circling the area.

The rescue operation is expected to take several days. According to reports, a mass stranding of this size had not been seen in some 10 years in Tasmania.

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