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Truck rescue for beached NZ whales

September 24, 2010
"As far as I'm aware, this has not been tried before to this scale (in New Zealand),"
- Doc community relations manager Carolyn Smith

Rescuers have begun moving the 24 survivors of a pod of 80 pilot whales that beacame stranded on a beach in New Zealand.

Officials have already transported six of the animals to calmer watres, moving them on trucks from Spirits Bay to Rarawa Beach.

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