Whale rescue underway at Rainbow Haven, Nova Scotia, beach

1/3/2018
Walkers had spotted the adult male pilot whale in trouble on Rainbow Haven Beach in Novia Scotia and, within a short while, up to 100 volunteers were descending to ease the animal back into the deep water. For many of the impromptu rescue team it meant braving the bone-numbing cold as they ...
Dozens of volunteers came together to rescue a beached pilot whale in Nova Scotia on New Year's Day - responding to calls for help spread via social media. Nearly 100 locals braved the cold, wet day at Rainbow Haven Beach - a popular summer destination just outside of Dartmouth. Volunteers ...
1/2/2018
About 100 people braved frigid temperatures to help a beached whale back out to sea. A temperature of minus 20 degrees Celsius (about -4 Fahrenheit) with the wind-chill wasn't going to stop these volunteers in Nova Scotia, Canada. "I saw somebody post on a Facebook group that there was a ...
RAINBOW HAVEN BEACH, NOVA SCOTIA (CBC/CNN) - A group of Canadians spent the first day of the New Year racking up karma points. About 100 people braved frigid temperatures to help a beached whale back out to sea. A temperature of minus 20 degrees Celsius (about -4 Fahrenheit) with the ...
HALIFAX—Dozens of volunteers — including surfers, police, fisheries officials and passersby — raced to a Nova Scotia beach on New Year's Day to help return a stranded pilot whale back to sea. “The number of people that came out was great and everyone was willing to work together and give this ...
A paddleboarder who led an injured pilot whale to deep sea says he was "a little late to the party" and other people deserve more credit for the dramatic new years day rescue. "I have to admit it was quite an experience to be that close to something that large," Todd King told CBC Radio's Maritime Noon.
A pilot whale was saved by about 100 volunteers in Nova Scotia after it became separated from its pod and washed up on a beach on New Year's Day. Andrew Reid from the Halifax-based Marine Animal Response Society (MARS) said local residents alerted the rescue group early on January 1 about ...
In Cow Bay, Nova Scotia, a pilot whale washed up on Rainbow Haven Beach and was spotted New Year's Day. Unable to return to the water, the animal was in grave danger. Fortunately, thanks to a group of people who heard about the stranding, the whale gained a whole team of rescuers!
Despite being stymied by sandbars several times, rescuers managed to guide the whale to a reef and then to open water. Andrew Reid, the response co-ordinator for MARS, said the whale appeared to be in fairly good health, but he was still concerned. “It's unusual for a pilot whale to be by itself.
Some volunteers poured water on the whale as others shovelled out a path to the water at Rainbow Haven Beach in Cow Bay, which is about 15 kilometres east of downtown Dartmouth. The Marine Animal Response Society (MARS) arrived with an inflatable raft that they put under the stranded mammal.
Dozens of volunteers help a pilot whale that washed up along a Nova Scotia beach back into sea in Cow Bay, Nova Scotia on Monday, January 1, 2018. The whale was first spotted by someone walking on the Rainbow Haven Beach in Cow Bay. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Marine Animal Response ...
The local resident sent Reid pictures of the animal — a male pilot whale that appeared to be in fairly good condition. Reid headed to the area with his rescue gear, as a call went out on Facebook for people join in on the effort to remove the whale from the beach, which is about a half hour from downtown ...
HALIFAX — Dozens of volunteers — including surfers, police, fisheries officials and passersby — raced to a Nova Scotia beach on New Year's Day to help return a stranded pilot whale back to sea. "The number of people that came out was great and everyone was willing to work together and give this ...
COW BAY, N.S. — A pilot whale that washed up on a Nova Scotia beach was guided back to sea thanks to dozens of volunteers who rushed to its rescue. Someone strolling on Rainbow Haven Beach in Cow Bay first spotted the whale at about 9 a.m. Monday and put out a call for help on social media.
1/1/2018
As pictures of the beached whale, praying-hand emojis and appeals for help popped up on smartphones, more than 100 people came to the beach with shovels and blankets to do all they could; even as temperatures hovered at around minus 10 C and frigid tidewaters washed out of the shallow, ...
Although the rescue effort centred on only one whale – and a relatively small one at that – it strikes a hopeful note for 2018. Last year, regional news often centred on the discovery of dead whales. That included the mysterious deaths of a dozen much more massive, and nearly extinct, North Atlantic right ...
Dozens of Nova Scotians acted quickly to save a beached while at a provincial park in Dartmouth, N.S.. The Marine Animal Response Society (MARS), the organization that coordinated the rescue, says the pilot whale was found in the sands of Rainbow Haven beach on Monday morning. With the tide ...
That's exactly what these Nova Scotians did on Rainbow Haven Beach in the community of Cow Bay, N.S., Monday morning after finding a pilot whale had beached itself. CBC reports a group of about 100 people came together to rescue the whale amid temperatures in the minus double digits.
What started as a quiet early morning walk along a Nova Scotia beach led to beach goers rescuing a pilot whale on New Year's Day. A call for help went up online when the stranded whale was found on the sand meters away from nearby water at Rainbow Haven beach east of downtown Dartmouth, ...
Rescuers pull a beached pilot whale towards open water at Rainbow Haven beach on Monday, after people walking on the beach found it stranded near the high-tide line. A call for assistance to help the whale was posted on social media, and firefighters, DFO personnel, animal rescue volunteers and ...
A pilot whale was found on Rainbow Haven Beach in Cow Bay, N.S., on Monday morning. Credit: Mark Briggs. X. - A A +. Listen. Volunteers are working to save a pilot whale that washed ashore at Rainbow Haven Beach in Cow Bay, N.S., on Monday. The whale was first spotted on the beach around 11 ...
About 100 people turned out to a Nova Scotia beach this morning trying to save a beached pilot whale. The whale is alive but is currently stuck on a sandbar at Rainbow Haven Beach in Cow Bay. It sustained some injuries after thrashing around on the sand. Eight rescuers are in the water with it and are ...

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