DDTV: WATCH RESCUERS ATTEMPT TO RETURN BEACHED WHALES BACK OUT TO SEA

first_imgClick on the video above, to witness the desperate attempt by rescuers, to save the lives of a group of stricken Pilot Whales that become stranded on Ballyness Beach in Falcarragh yesterday morning.The whole community sustained a prolonged and collective effort all day to help return the whales to the sea. Five sadly died on the beach, but thanks to the community spirit and effort by locals they managed to return eight of the whales back out to sea.However, despite  rescuers successfully returning the whales back out to sea TWICE, the whales became beached again.Marine experts believe the whales are suffering from an illness and sadly many of the thirteen whales originally stranded have now sadly died having become beached again.DDTV: WATCH RESCUERS ATTEMPT TO RETURN BEACHED WHALES BACK OUT TO SEA was last modified: July 8th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Ballyness BayCommunityDDTVFalcarraghFeaturesnewsRescuersStrandedwhaleslast_img read more