New whale stranding on New Zealand beach

2014-01-18 16:02
(Picture: AFP)

(Picture: AFP)

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Wellington - More than 50 pilot whales beached themselves on Saturday on the same remote New Zealand coast where another 52 whales have either died or been put down in the past two weeks.

Farewell Spit, about 150km from the tourist city of Nelson, is frequently the scene of mass strandings by pilot whales, with scientists unsure why they swim ashore in large groups.

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