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Island focus: Four of 10 beached whales die

  • The Jakarta Post

Aceh Besar | Wed, November 15 2017 | 12:31 am

PREMIUM Four out of 10 sperm whales that were beached at Ujong Kareung Beach in Aceh Besar regency in Aceh died in the early morning on Tuesday while the rest have been helped back to open waters.

Around 50 rescuers from various agencies had been deployed since Monday to release the whales, with support from local people acting as volunteers. “They were stranded in shallow waters, only 2 meters d...