Australia begins disposal of about 350 dead whales as rescue efforts end

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Environment News: In Australia's biggest whale beaching, 470 whales were first spotted on a wide sandbank during an aerial reconnaissance of rugged Macquarie Harbour in
SYDNEY: Australian wildlife officials began disposing of hundreds of dead pilot whales on Saturday after concluding there was no longer any hope of rescuing any more.In Australia 's biggest whale beaching, 470 whales were first spotted on a wide sandbank during an aerial reconnaissance of rugged Macquarie Harbour in Tasmania state on Monday.After days of difficult and dangerous rescue attempts, Australia said they rescued 108 whales, with the rest now believed to have died.Rob Buck, incident controller and parks and wildlife service manager, said 15 whales have already been disposed of at sea, but the operations to…
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