This general picture taken by a drone camera shows Indonesian officers from Nature Conservation Agency (BKSDA) and environmental activists trying to refloat nine stranded sperm whales in Aceh Besar on November 13, 2017. Four of a total of nine sperm whales that stranded alive on the beach on 13 November finally died despite strong efforts to get the stranded whales back to the open sea. This aerial picture shows villagers looking at two dead sperm whales on a beach in Aceh Besar on November 14, 2017. Four sperm whales stranded on a beach in Indonesia have died, a local official said on November 14, despite frantic efforts to push the massive mammals back into the sea. Also last year, eight pilot whales died after a mass stranding on the coast of Indonesia's main island of Java.
Source: The Nation Bangkok November 14, 2017 13:07 UTC