Beachgoers battled to help a pod of pilot whales refloat back into the sea, after coming too close to the shore in the US state of Georgia. Rescuers were able to push six back into deeper waters, but three died.
Frantic attempts to save eight whales who became stranded on New Zealand's South Island have ended in tragedy. Thirteen pilot
A mass stranding of pilot whales on a New Zealand beach on 23 January has led to the death 36 of the mammals. Forty more
Fifteen pilot whales have come ashore at Kyle of Durness on the north Highland coast, according to British Divers Marine