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Sperm whales are stranded en masse in Australia.
At least fourteen young sperm whales have died stranded in Tasmania, BBC reports.
Reasons such animal behavior is unknown, and biologists and a veterinarian were sent to the scene to investigate.
Wildlife specialist Vanessa Pirotta said that sperm whales could “misorientate”, follow a sick or disoriented leader, or be frightened by shallow water.
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