Thursday, 11 November 2010

Whales Found Dead on Donegal Beach - BBC

photo credit BBC

Sad news from Ireland.

Thirty-three pilot whales have been found dead on Rutland Island off the coast of County Donegal. This is one of the biggest mass deaths of whales in Ireland.

Says Eimear McGee, a respondent: "They're a very strong social group... so the sick and the healthy died here together."

Both illness and Royal Navy sonar exercises are suspect.

Full article here (BBC)

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