Largest whale stranding

Last updated: October 11, 2017 at 3:44 am

Approximately 1,000 long-finned pilot whales were stranded at Long Beach on the Chatham Islands in 1918. It is believed that over 4,000 long-finned pilot whales stranded on the Chathams between 1901 and 2017.

SOURCE:
Department of Conservation – Te Papa Atawhai (New Zealand Government)

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