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Unsolved Mystery 2: Stranded Whales On Beaches

Unsolved Mystery 2: Stranded Whales On Beaches

Why do whales strand themselves on beaches? And are humans to blame?

every year, thousands of marine mammals like whales end up trapped on beaches or in the shallow waters near shore. According to some studies, these strandings have been increasing.

But why do the animals do this? And are humans to blame?

It’s an incredibly difficult question to answer because while we know that humans are affecting the ocean environment, it can be hard to parse how those effects impact individual species.

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