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50 whales pilots commit suicide

September 14 2009

In Argentina, in Chubut province, which lies south of the country, found 50 dead whales pilots.

According to RIA Novosti, now in the province of the high season whale watching. Each year from May to November is visited by tourists from around the world to look at the flocks of these giant mammals. Here, arrange special boat trips. However, as local media reported, whales, pilots here have never swam.

The city of Bahía Bustamante, a kind of industrial center in the province. Dead animals were discovered by local residents at the city beach. Now, to understand the situation at the place of departed specialists from the National Center for Patagonia. According to one version, the whales got lost and just have not noticed, as it turned out on the beach.

Whales - pilots are the smallest members of their family. Their average length of five meters, and weight - about three tons.

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