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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# Whale

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Army called in to help whale beached in Co Meath
The mammal was successfully refloated. Sadly, another whale also washed ashore today has died.
Whale beached in New York neighbourhood dies
The endangered fin whale was found in the Breezy Point neighbourhood of Queens yesterday.
New Zealand beaching proves rarest of whales exists
The spade-toothed beaked whale is so rare that nobody has seen one alive.
It's the Friday in the middle of August. So here's a slideshow of whales
Sure why not?
Baltimore whale dies
The whale, which has been stuck at the west Cork harbour since Tuesday, took his last breath at about 11am.
Explainer: why nothing can be done for the Baltimore whale
Many of our readers have been wondering why the mammal cannot be ‘put out of its misery’. investigates.
‘A slow process’: nothing can be done for dying Baltimore whale
The whale was still breathing this morning but pools of blood have formed beside the pier.
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.
In photos: dead whale found in Australian pool
The whale carcass washed up into a seawater pool at a beach near Sydney.
Whales, legs and Big Ben - the best inanimate objects on Twitter
Tired of celebrities? Here’s what these inanimate objects have to say about the world.
VIDEO: Team New Zealand swerve to avoid whale in Volvo Ocean Race
“It’s on the left, ON THE LEFT!”
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
Waterford whale to be brought to rendering plant tomorrow
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.
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Energy regulator backs rise in Bord Gáis prices, Corrib ‘rape tape’ report released, and amazing video of a whale’s ‘thank you’ dance after being freed from fishing nets…
Japan intends to continue Antarctic whaling
The anti-whaling group Sea Shepard has thwarted Japan’s efforts to hunt whales already this year.
Don't cross the path of the while, says marine body