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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Beached

This year
45 whales beached in Australia euthanised after efforts to save them failed
The pod of long-finned pilot whales stranded themselves on Tuesday on Cheynes Beach.
More than 50 pilot whales die as nearly 100 are beached in western Australia
The whales were first spotted swimming near the city of Albany in Western Australia yesterday morning.
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'A little unusual but nothing sinister': 40 foot sperm whale carcass washes ashore in Co Galway
Three sperm whales washed up this year, the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group said.
Planning a beach trip? Here's what to do if your car gets stuck on sand
That shovel will be handy for more than just building sandcastles.
Three whales washed up on a Kerry beach and one may not survive
Two were safely re-floated, but a third looks unlikely to survive, the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group says.
Pictures: Crowds gather as massive sperm whale washed ashore in California
Biologists and vets have now arrived at the site to begin the arduous process of cutting up the carcass for removal.
Around 150 beached dolphins feared dead as rescue efforts abandoned
It was becoming too dark to continue the operation.
"We're trying to keep the rest alive": 100 whales die on New Zealand beach
There are fears that another 90 whales will suffer the same fate.
In pics: Tourists and residents try to save massive stranded whale on Nicaragua beach
Unfortunately they were unsuccessful and had to give up as the sun went down.
This 58 foot long whale covered in bite marks has washed up in New York
The large mammal washed up about 77 miles from New York City.
Five pilot whales die after pod gets stranded on Donegal beach
The pod of pilot whales have become stranded for a second time today.
Whale beached in New York neighbourhood dies
The endangered fin whale was found in the Breezy Point neighbourhood of Queens yesterday.
16 whales die after being stranded on Scottish beach
The pilot whales were part of a pod of at least 40 which had been seen swimming in shallow water off St Andrew’s.
Baltimore whale dies
The whale, which has been stuck at the west Cork harbour since Tuesday, took his last breath at about 11am.
VIDEO: Young fin whale still stuck in west Cork harbour
Experts say the beached whale may be in the final throes as it lies in Baltimore Harbour.
Beachgoers rescue stranded dolphins at Brazil beach
When around 30 dolphins got into distress, people at the beach ran into the water to push them back out to sea. Awww…
Washed-up 35-foot sperm whale dies in Waterford
A sperm whale which washed up on a beach near Dungarvan had no hope of survival, and died earlier this morning.
Whale deaths off Donegal could have been caused by navy's sonar
The 33 pilot whales may have died after becoming confused by the British Royal Navy’s sonar activity.