One of three species which strand themselves in groups is the sperm whale. Nearly 60 sperm whales stranded here at Tatapouri Point, Gisborne, in March 1970.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Department of Conservation
Reference: Alan N. Baker, Whales and dolphins of New Zealand and Australia. Wellington: Biological Society, Victoria University of Wellington, 1972
Photograph by Faulkner
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