Subject: Whale Stranding

Cara M. Gubbins (cara@scs.unr.edu)
Thu, 23 Apr 1998 16:32:10 -0700 (PDT)

Dustin,
When whales strand it is mainly due to weakness from illness. The waves
just carry them onto the shore. For more info on this subject, check out
the WhaleNet archives for the last week.
Cara Gubbins

On Thu, 23 Apr 1998 netscape@www.buena-vista-ms.davidson.k12.tn.us wrote:

> Dear Marine Biologists
>           Hi my name is Dustin Brown. I'm a student at Buena Vista
> Jones Piedea Magnet School. I have a question to ask you. How do
> whales get stuck on a shore (I'm reffering to J.J. The Whale).
> Thank you very much.
> 
>                                         Sincerly
>                                         Dustin
>