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70 whales stranded on sandbar at Macquarie Heads on Tasmania’s West Coast – ABC News

Marine conservation experts are being deployed to Tasmania’s West Coast where a pod of about 70 whales has reportedly been stranded.

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Marine conservation experts are being deployed to Tasmania’s West Coast where a pod of about 70 whales has reportedly been stranded.
The animals, which are thought to be pilot whales, are believed to be stranded on a sandbar inside Macquarie Heads.
Department of Primary Industry, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE) staff and Tasmania Police are on site and managing the incident.
Additional crews are on their way with whale rescue gear.
Marine experts will assess the situation on arrival wi…

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