Western Australia volunteers rescue five whales after mass-stranding event | Australia news

Volunteers have helped rescue five of the 150 short-finned pilot whales that became stranded on a beach in Western Australia. The whales were freed by authorities at Hamelin Bay, south of Perth, with the help of vets and more than 100 volunteers. The surviving five whales have been moved to …

Why do whales become stranded?

Why do whales become stranded?

Posted March 23, 2018 17:09:07 Video: Dozens of whales stranded at Hamelin Bay (ABC News) More than 150 whales have stranded themselves in Western Australia’s Hamelin Bay. Sadly, most the whales have now died, with rescuers in a race against time to move about 15 of the whales left alive …

More than 70 whales die as 150 trapped in mass stranding in Western Australia | Environment

More than 150 whales have washed ashore in Western Australia, of which at least 70 have died. Volunteers and vets in Hamelin Bay, near the town of Augusta on the state‚Äôs south-western tip, tried to keep the short-finned pilot whales alive before beginning an operation to herd them out to …

Mass stranding of up to 150 whales at Hamelin Bay near Augusta sparks shark alert

Mass stranding of up to 150 whales at Hamelin Bay near Augusta sparks shark alert

Updated March 23, 2018 13:10:05 Photo: Half the whales are already dead as rescuers battle to save the remaining mammals. (Supplied: Leaarne Hollowood) Up to 150 whales have become stranded at Hamelin Bay, 315 kilometres south of Perth, sparking a shark advice alert for the area as a major rescue …