Dozens of Whales Lie Stranded in the Everglades, Struggling to Survive

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Dozens of short-finned pilot whales are stranded off the coast of the Everglades National Park in Florida, struggling to survive

Of the 56 whales, as many as 46 are still alive, while 10 have already died, according to USA Today. Each of these whales can measure from about 16 to 20 feet in length.

The whales are stuck in three feet of water in the Gulf of Mexico side of the park. Park staff, NOAA officials and biologists are trying to move them back to deeper waters, but at this point, it’s unclear whether a rescue will be possible, an Everglades National Park spokeswoman said. Read more…

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