pilot whales stranding in new zealand

Another tremendous mass stranding of pilot whales occurred at Farewell Spit in New Zealand, following a previous mass stranding event occurred on January 7 2011. People there are doing an amazing work to keep the animals alive, hoping they will eventually return to the sea during the next tides.

(C) Naomi Arnold/Fairfax NZ

NZ Department of Conservation spokesman John Mason says “The hope is they’ll refloat themselves at high tide tonight”. Finger crossed.

Read more: New Zealand Herald; MercoPress; The Telegraph. You can watch an extended footage of the rescue attempts here.

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