Rescued Pilot Whales Released Back Into GulfTwo pilot whales that were part of a pod that beached themselves Monday, were successfully released into the Gulf of Mexico Thursday, after scientists saw positive signs in the marine animals' recovery.
Beached Whales Successfully Rescued Off Redington BeachThree of five distressed pilot whales, who beached themselves off Redington Beach, Florida were rescued and taken back out to deeper waters while two younger whales were taken to rehab facility in Tarpon Springs.
Garbage May Be To Blame For Florida Whale's Death Garbage may have something to do with the death of a whale who beached itself in Florida.
Necropsies Begin For 25 Pilot Whales Found Dead Teams of biologists are performing necropsies Friday as part of an investigation into the deaths of 25 pilot whales in the shallow waters off southwest Florida.
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.
Marine Experts "Cautiously Optimistic" As Whales Head Toward Deeper WatersThe 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.
Pygmy Sperm Whale, Calf Die After Washing Ashore S. Fla. BeachThe bodies of two pygmy sperm whales, who died after washing ashore in South Florida, were sent to a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration facility in Miami for necropsies.
Five Beached Pilot Whales Survive Another Night In Keys Five pilot whales which were part of a group that beached themselves near Cudjoe Key last week have survived another night.