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Old Monday 26th November 2018, 12:33   #1
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More strandings - NZ

What's going on to cause so may of these events in NZ?

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-46339763
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Old Friday 30th November 2018, 14:35   #2
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Even more.....!

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Old Friday 30th November 2018, 15:41   #3
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I firmly believe it's sonar from submarines. My alleged conspiracy theory is that its from an Asian country sailing in the shadows of islands that then affects cetaecans in those areas. I have no scientific training, qualification or knowhow just a sprinkling of t'internet research. Also I understand that strandings have occurred for many a year, particularly amongst pilot whales and around these and nearby islands.
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I firmly believe it's sonar from submarines. My alleged conspiracy theory is that its from an Asian country sailing in the shadows of islands that then affects cetaecans in those areas. I have no scientific training, qualification or knowhow just a sprinkling of t'internet research. Also I understand that strandings have occurred for many a year, particularly amongst pilot whales and around these and nearby islands.
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Strandings pre-date submarines, so even if true (which I doubt) its very far from the whole story.

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Haha, you should work for a government.....
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Pilot Whales do seem to have a particular death wish, compared to other whales.
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