Kōrero: Whales

Mass stranding

Mass stranding

One of three species which strand themselves in groups is the sperm whale. Nearly 60 sperm whales stranded here at Tatapouri Point, Gisborne, in March 1970.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: Alan N. Baker, Whales and dolphins of New Zealand and Australia. Wellington: Biological Society, Victoria University of Wellington, 1972
Photograph by Faulkner

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gerard Hutching, 'Whales - Strandings: whales and dolphins', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7186/mass-stranding (accessed 13 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Gerard Hutching, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006