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Dec 10

December 10, 2014

Central pair of dead sperm whales at Ardrossan Dec 8 2014 - Emma Monceaux for web

Propeller strike evidence found on dead Sperm whale near Ardrossan, December 8 2014

The first known group stranding of Sperm whales to occur on South Australia’s coastline was reported near Ardrossan yesterday morning. Among the curious onlookers, members of the Marine Life Society of South Australia attended the scene, where they inspected the bodies of five of the seven deceased whales. While obvious external injuries appeared to be absent from four of the whales, one of the whales... Read more

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Dec 7

December 7, 2001

Southern Right Whale - SA Whale Centre - May 2014

Entangled Southern Right whale dies in Head of Bight whale sanctuary

Author: Sue Gibbs Office for Coast and Marine, National Parks and Wildlife, SA Each winter Southern Right whales migrate north from their sub-Antarctic feeding areas into warmer waters to find mates and to calve. The base of the spectacular cliffs, in the Great Australian Bight Marine Park, South Australia is one location where many of these great whales gather. The... Read more

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