PILOT WHALE RESCUE

December 23, 2012 § Leave a comment

Big day at Seal Rocks when a dozen false killer (pilot whales) became disoriented.

Big day at Seal Rocks when a dozen false killer (pilot whales) became disoriented.

 

A trailer arrived with dozens of wet suits for volunteers to wear.  There must be an organization for whale strandings?

A trailer arrived with dozens of wet suits for volunteers to wear. There must be an organization for whale strandings?

Boat Beach

Boat Beach

A truck arrived with racks of wet suits for volunteers. A fast food company dinated a van load of hamburgers, someone placed a bucket near the shop for coin  'donations'. (The bucket disappeared when half full).  Local radio broadcasts brought crowds of new curious visitors. It was a Friday night which helped boost numbers.A truck arrived with racks of wet suits for volunteers. A fast food company dinated a van load of hamburgers, someone placed a bucket near the shop for coin ‘donations’. (The bucket disappeared when half full). Local radio broadcasts brought crowds of new curious visitors. It was a Friday night which helped boost numbers.

Faces reveal emotions. The pilot whales remained calm as volunteers kept them upright.  Most were saved.

Faces reveal emotions. The pilot whales remained calm as volunteers kept them upright. Most were saved.

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