Best Practices for Saving Beached Whales

wo separate pods of pilot whales have gotten beached on Icelandic shores this summer, RÚV reports, leading experts to apprise locals of how best they can respond to such situations. Marine biologist Edda Elísabet Magnúsdóttir says that such beachings are becoming a yearly occurrence—an indirect result of warming ocean temperatures—and likely happening when whales pursue their prey too close to the shoreline.

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