A flock of 22 pilot whales washed up on a ocean coast in Florida. Volunteers, veterinarians and experts Coast Guard tried to save whales. They were covered with wet towels, doused with water and even tried to return to the sea.
Despite all the efforts of volunteers, survived only five dolphins. They are now under the care of veterinarians.
Until now, scientists could not give an exact answer, which can cause such mass suicides of cetaceans that occur from time to time in different parts of the globe.
Generally, if one individual strand, the others try to help her, and eventually share her fate. That is why, according to the observations of researchers, almost useless to try to return the dolphins in the water, as they jump out again.