Stranded Whales

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

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

Marine Experts “Cautiously Optimistic” As Whales Head Toward Deeper Waters

The fate for the remaining live pilot whales seemed bleak Wednesday as the miles between them and their home-range of deeper waters had shallows and sand flats in-between—making it difficult to navigate. However, on Thursday, experts’ optimism boosted as 35 of the whales seem to be headed in the right direction.

12/05/2013

(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

Four surviving pilot whales in quarantine area for care at SeaWorld Orlando. (Source: SeaWorld Orlando)

4 Pilot Whales That Survived Stranding Moved To SeaWorld Orlando

our young pilot whales who survived a mass stranding on a Florida beach are now being cared for at SeaWorld Orlando.

CBS4–09/05/2012

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

Whale That Survived Stranding Dies At Rehab Center

One of the five whales who survived a mass stranding on a South Florida park beach beach has died at Ft. Pierce rehab center.

CBS4–09/03/2012

(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

Stranded Pilot Whale

2 Surviving Stranded Pilot Whales In Critical Condition

Two of the four female pilot whales that survived a May 5 mass stranding in the Lower Keys was classified as critical. But the whales are still getting around-the-clock care at the Marine Mammal Conservancy in Key Largo.

CBS4–05/18/2011

Marine mammal responders tend to two of five pilot whales that were transported via a Publix refrigerated grocery semi-trailer to the Marine Mammal Conservancy in Key Largo, Fla., Tuesday, May 10, 2011. The five whales survived a May 5th stranding off the lower Florida Keys that took the lives of 14 others, while two additional whales were healthy enough to be released May 7.  (Source: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Pilot Whales Taken To Keys’ Rehab Facility

Five pilot whales which survived a mass stranding off Cudjoe Key last week have been taken to a marine life rehab center in Key Largo.

CBS4–05/10/2011

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