Pilot Whales

Pilot Whales (Source: Sea Tow Naples)

About 25 Pilot Whales Found Dead Off Fla.

Boaters discovered 25 dead pilot whales on an island off Florida’s southwest coast Thursday, raising the death toll to 33.

01/23/2014

Pilot Whales (Source: Sea Tow Naples)

Necropsies Continue On Whales Beached Off SW Fla.

Biologists are continuing to perform necropsies on eight pilot whales that died in shallow waters off southwest Florida.

01/22/2014

Pilot Whales (Source: Sea Tow Naples)

8 Pilot Whales Found Dead

A total of eight pilot whales have died in the waters off the state’s southwest coast Tuesday, and a total of six remain unaccounted for Tuesday.

01/21/2014

Dozens of pilot whales appear to be beached off the coast of SW Florida.  Source: Sea Tow Naples

Biologists Monitoring Beached Pilot Whales Off SW Florida Coast

Whales that appear to be in shallow waters off of southwest Florida are being monitored by wildlife officials.

01/20/2014

Naples Whales (Courtesy: Sea Tow Naples)

Pilot Whales Strand Themselves Off Naples

The Florida Marina Patrol is keeping tabs on about 30 or so pilot whales, several of which have beached themselves, at the Gordon Pass in Naples.

01/19/2014

Volunteers try to herd into deeper water. (Source: CBS4)

Florida Wildlife Ageny Wraps Whale Rescue Efforts

The U.S. Coast Guard and Florida wildlife officials have wrapped up their efforts to help a pod of pilot whales which became stranded last week off Everglades National Park on the state’s southwest coast.

12/08/2013

(Photo Credit: Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Pod Of Pilot Whales Stranded Off Everglades Nat’l Park

Marine experts are trying to figure out what’s causing a pod of whales to beach themselves along Florida’s Southwest coast off Everglades National Park.

CBS4–12/04/2013

Twenty whales stranded themselves Saturday on a Ft. Pierce beach.  (Source: Tom McMaster)

Rescued Whales Showing Signs Of Improvement

Five pilot whales which stranded themselves on a South Florida beach along with 22 others are doing better after being hydrated with fish smoothies through a feeding tube every four hours and monitoring their activity levels around the clock.

09/02/2012

(Photo Credit: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau) From left, Evans Raveneau, Julie Botteri and other volunteers support pilot whales at the Marine Mammal Conservancy in Key Largo,. A program, providing lodging deals at several Key Largo hotels, is available for Florida Keys visitors wishing to volunteer to assist the whales during their continuing care at MMC.

Third Stranded Pilot Whale Euthanized, 2 Remain

Officials at a Florida Keys-based marine mammal rehabilitation center Saturday euthanized the third of seven surviving pilot whales that stranded May 5 off the lower Florida Keys.

CBS4–06/18/2011

(Photo Credit: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau) From left, Evans Raveneau, Julie Botteri and other volunteers support pilot whales at the Marine Mammal Conservancy in Key Largo,. A program, providing lodging deals at several Key Largo hotels, is available for Florida Keys visitors wishing to volunteer to assist the whales during their continuing care at MMC.

Key Largo Hotels Offer Pilot Whale Rehab Volunteers Special Rates

Several Key Largo hotels are offering reduced-rate accommodations for visitors who want to join round-the-clock efforts to rehabilitate three surviving pilot whales recovering at the Florida Keys-based Marine Mammal Conservancy.

CBS4–06/17/2011

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