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Mystery as 50 dead whales found washed up on remote beach in Iceland

The majestic pilot whales were spotted on the shore at Longufjorur, on Thursday, by a plane flying overhead.  Pilot David Schwarzhans said he and his passengers counted the whales as they were flying.  "There might  have been more," he said, "some were already buried in sand."  Officials believe the whales died as a result of dehydration.  It is not completely understood why pilot whales become stranded in large numbers.  Read more....



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