Over 100 whales stranded after washing up on India’s southern coast
UPDATED: Tuesday, Jan. 12, 16.25 p.m. IST: Around 36 whales have been rescued by fishermen, while 45 are dead.
Around 100 short finned pilot whales are stranded after they washed up on the shore of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu on Monday evening
The small whales were beached on a 16 km-stretch between Alanthai and Kallamozhi in Tuticorin district. While local fishermen and officials have been dragging the beached whales into the sea, many have been returning to the shore. According to reports, they appeared to be disoriented. Read more…