Byline: SOPHIE FLINT RESCUERS were last night fighting time and tide to save a group of beached whales after 16 of their pod died.
What does BW stand for?
BW stands for Beached Whales
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- Baldwin-Wallace College
- Ballast Water (shipping)
- Barbed Wire (fence)
- Baroque Works
- Barry White
- BarrysWorld (gaming website)
- Battle Watch (Pokemon)
- Battlefield Weather (US DoD)
- Bay Watch
Samples in periodicals archive:
More than 100 people, including Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials and volunteers, backed by a flotilla of small boats and a Coast Guard helicopter, were scouring the area looking for more of the beached whales.
Conservation Department staff and volunteers will attempt to refloat the beached whales Saturday morning, the newspaper quoted the department's spokeswoman Trish Grant as saying.
Many beached whales are buried where they are found due to the difficulty in moving them.
Beyond such well-known pollutants, newer ones are starting to show up in large amounts in the carcasses of beached whales and other top marine predators.
Note: Beached whales are not a form of suicide nor are lemmings.
For 21 years, Whale Rescue Team volunteers have relieved entangled or beached whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions and sea birds along the California coast.