The incident is the largest mass whale landing in Tasmanian history.
“We know that we cannot leave them in the harbor because they will present a whole range of problems. We strive to dispose of them, ”the rescuers say.
Burying whales in a landfill or towing them into open water and using ocean currents to keep them offshore are considered as options for solving this problem.
“There is nothing that would indicate that what happened was caused by human activity. The reasons for what happened remain a mystery.