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Australia whales: rescuers in Tasmania free 25 stranded pilot whales, but 90 already dead – The Guardian

A huge rescue effort is under way near Strahan in Macquarie Harbour, with 60 people and several boats

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Rescuers have freed 25 of the 270 whales stranded on Tasmanias west coast with the state government confirming about 90 of the marine mammals have already died.
A huge rescue effort got under way near Strahan in Macquarie Harbour on Tuesday morning, with 60 people and several boats trying to free the marine mammals stuck on two sandbanks and a beach.
The coordinator of the rescue, Parks and Wildlife Service regional manager Nic Deka, has told Guardian Australia of the daunting task ahead after…

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