Twenty Pilot Whales Die On New Zealand Beach, 43 Saved

Twenty pilot whales died on a New Zealand beach after stranding but holiday-makers and conservation workers Sunday managed to coax 43 others back out to sea. Rescuers monitored the survivors as night fell as they swam away from Colville Beach on North Island's Coromandel peninsula, hoping they would not turn back to the beach. Department of Conservation workers and … [Read more...]