Zoology Whales Stranded On North Carolina Beach

Discussion in 'Zoology' started by Bleys, Jan 16, 2005.

  1. Bleys

    Bleys Phoenix Takes Flight Staff Member

    More than 22 pilot whales beached themselves on a North Carolina beach - at least 17 of the whales have died. While it is common for pilot whales to occassionally beach themselves scientists still do not know why.

    This behavior that whales exhibit has always held an interest for me. Recent studies have shown that sonar may be a cause. From an earlier CNN article involving a mass beaching: