Another Mass Whale Beaching:

[Wet towels were used to keep the animals moist.]

Several Stranded Whales Die at Cape Cod Beach: “More than 50 pilot whales beached themselves on a stretch of Cape Cod sand Monday and nine of them died before vacationers and other volunteers could push the animals back out to deeper water in a feverish rescue effort.” NY Times The headline should have emphasized that the vacationers and volunteers had saved 41 of the 50.