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380 pilot whales dead, 30 still stuck after strandings on Tasmanian coast – Sydney Morning Herald

Earlier, wildlife authorities identified an additional 200 whales offshore – all of which were dead. The finding pushed the total number of whales stranded to 460.

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He said there would be a “more extensive search” of the coastline after finding the extra group of whales, although it is not believed the team would find more.
“If they can be saved we probably will send crews over there to do that.”
Members of a rescue crew help a stranded whale on a sand bar in Tasmania.Credit:AP
“We will continue working to free as many of the live animals as we can,” he said. “While they are still alive and in water, there is certainly hope for them but as time goes on t…

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