Pilot Whale stranding video

Discussion in 'Marine Conservation' started by Steve O'Shea, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. Steve O'Shea

    Steve O'Shea Colossal Squid Supporter

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    This is a low-res copy of our latest whale-stranding video to give you some idea of what we have been up to in recent months (I've been rather quiet). (You can actually change to HD using the little box to the lower right, but you might have to play it twice, given the length of time to stream).

    Skull & Bones are the wonderful bunch of guys I work with to edit the footage.

    Maximise the screen (sorry about the jerkiness; the broadcast version is smooth).

    http://www.youtube.com/user/skullandbonesnz#p/u/0/8mwgHK5jbVw
     
  2. MAKOOKAM

    MAKOOKAM Wonderpus Registered

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    Great video...very sad. :(
     
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    CaptFish Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Sad story, but a very well put together video........Great camera work ;)
     
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    DWhatley Cthulhu Staff Member Moderator

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    Any new thoughts on the ulcers? Are you also testing for metals?
     
  5. Steve O'Shea

    Steve O'Shea Colossal Squid Supporter

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    We're testing for everything D, absolutely EVERYTHING!

    Help us go viral; please post the link to your facebook page. The more viewers the better - send the message - there's something else happening in (maybe) 5 days that will help us, but my lips must be sealed until it does (it could be a week later).
     
  6. hallucigenia

    hallucigenia O. bimaculoides Supporter

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    Extremely disturbing.

    I assume you didn't see evidence for internal bleeding. Do stomach ulcers ever precipitate septic shock? Are you running blood tests?
     
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    Wow. This was really sad. I posted it to my Facebook, though. The majority of people don't seem to know what's going on in the ocean...

    I'm anxious to hear what you discover from the autopsy. Keep us posted!
     
  8. Steve O'Shea

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    I'll post another link next Wednesday - an update.
     

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