Pilot whales beach in South Africa

A dead whale covered with sand at Noordhoek beach near the city of Cape Town, South Africa, Sunday, March 24, 2013. South African officials say 19 pilot whales have beached in Cape Town and five of them have died. Police and other rescue workers are hosing down the surviving whales at Noordhoek Beach to try to keep them alive. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Six of 19 pilot whales that were stranded Sunday on a beach in the South African city of Cape Town have died and authorities said they planned to euthanize some of the surviving whales.


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