416 pilot whales were found stranded at Farewell Spit in New Zealand's Golden Bay late Thursday, February 9, 2017. On Saturday, February 11, a new pod of 240 whales stranded on the beach, bringing the total number to 656 and making this the second-largest…
95 false killer whales, large members of the dolphin family, have stranded along Hog Key in the Florida Everglades this weekend. Attempts were made to try and herd the animals back out into deeper water but 82 have died and 13 are unaccounted for. To date, it is the…
30 dead large whales have been found since May 2015, along the Western Gulf of Alaska and southern shoreline of the Alaska Peninsula. Simultaneous increase in the number of large whale strandings in British Columbia, Canada, got the scientists on both ends to start an a
Around 150 dolphins were found stranded on the Hokota beach in Ibaraki prefecture, about 100 km northeast of Tokyo, Japan on April 10, 2015. Some dolphins, mostly melon-headed whales (also known as electra dolphins) or blackfish were found alive, but were extremely weak
On July 24, 2013 NOAA declared the mass die-off of bottlenose dolphins in Florida's Indian River Lagoon an "Unusual Mortality Event" – UME. This declaration will send federal resources and scientists to help teams already on the ground.
Project Jonah Marine Mammal Medics in the Golden Bay and Nelson areas have been called yesterday to give immediate first aid to estimated 90 whales that were seen milling close to the shore and have grounded on a receding tide, Project Jonah CEO Kimberly
Mass stranding of 20 sperm whales was reported on Tasmania’s west coast. Only four whales stuck in shallow water believed to still be alive. Rescuers were making progress in freeing another eight sperm whales stranded on a sand bar in Macquarie Harbour, about four
About 50 melon-headed whales were found to have beached on the shore in Kashima, Ibaraki Prefecture, in eastern Japan Friday night and 22 were rescued and returned to the sea on Saturday by authorities and local volunteers. About 200 people, including staff at