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Dozens of pilot whales beach on western Australian coast



Dozens of pilot whales beach on western Australian coast
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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Dozens of pilot whales beached on the western Australian coast and wildlife authorities had been making an attempt to rescue them, officers mentioned Thursday.

Between 50 and 100 whales had been stranded at Toby’s Inlet close to the vacationer city of Dunsborough, the Parks and Wildlife Service of Western Australia state mentioned in an announcement.

Employees from the Division of Biodiversity, Conservation and Points of interest and Perth Zoo veterinarians had been being deployed, the assertion mentioned.

Dunsborough is 285 kilometers (177 miles) by highway south of Perth, the state’s capital and largest metropolis.

Officers urged the general public to not attempt to rescue the whales on their very own.

“We all know individuals wish to assist, however we requested that individuals please don’t try to rescue the animals with out route of DBCA employees as this will trigger additional damage, and misery to the animals and hinder a coordinated rescue effort,” the assertion mentioned.

Nearly 100 long-finned pilot whales died or had been euthanized after a two-day rescue try final July in a mass stranding on Cheynes Seashore close to the previous whaling station of Albany, 355 kilometers (220 miles) southeast of Dunsborough.

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