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Ratusan Paus Terdampar di Tasmania, 90 Ekor Mati

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Tasmania - Ratusan paus terdampar di pantai Tasmania, Australia. 90 ekor diantaranya mati dan diprediksi ratusan lainnya bakal menyusul kalau tidak ada upaya penyelamatan.

STRAHAN, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 22: Marine rescue teams attempt to help save hundreds of pilot whales stranded on a sand bar on September 22, 2020 in Strahan, Australia. More than 200 pilot whales are stranded on a sandbank at Macquarie Harbour on the west coast of Tasmania, with rescuers desperately trying to save the whales as more than 90 are feared dead. (Photo by Brodie Weeding/The Advocate - Pool/Getty Images)

Total ada 270 paus yang terdampar massal di lepas pantai Tasmania, Australia. Para penyelamat khawatir angka kematian ini akan terus naik. Brodie Weeding/The Advocate - Pool/Getty Images  

STRAHAN, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 22: Marine rescue teams attempt to help save hundreds of pilot whales stranded on a sand bar on September 22, 2020 in Strahan, Australia. More than 200 pilot whales are stranded on a sandbank at Macquarie Harbour on the west coast of Tasmania, with rescuers desperately trying to save the whales as more than 90 are feared dead. (Photo by Brodie Weeding/The Advocate - Pool/Getty Images)

Tim penyelamat dari Program Konservasi Maritim Tasmania tiba pada Senin (21/9/2020) malam, dan menemukan tiga kelompok paus di Macquarie Heads, daerah ujung pulau terpencil dengan akses kapal dan jalan yang terbatas. Brodie Weeding/The Advocate - Pool/Getty Images  

STRAHAN, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 22: In this handout provided by Tasmania Police, police and marine rescue teams attempt to help save hundreds of pilot whales stranded on a sand bar on September 22, 2020 in Strahan, Australia. More than 200 pilot whales are stranded on a sandbank at Macquarie Harbour on the west coast of Tasmania, with rescuers desperately trying to save the whales as more than 90 are feared dead. (Photo by Tasmania Police via Getty Images)

Sekitar 200 mamalia telah terdampar di gundukan pasir dekat jalur perahu. Sementara 30 lainnya ditemukan beberapa ratus meter dari sana. Dan 30 lainnya ditemukan lebih jauh ke pedalaman di sepanjang Ocean Beach. Tasmania Police via Getty Images  

STRAHAN, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 22: Marine rescue teams attempt to help save hundreds of pilot whales stranded on a sand bar on September 22, 2020 in Strahan, Australia. More than 200 pilot whales are stranded on a sandbank at Macquarie Harbour on the west coast of Tasmania, with rescuers desperately trying to save the whales as more than 90 are feared dead. (Photo by Brodie Weeding/The Advocate - Pool/Getty Images)

Ahli biologi kelautan sedang berjuang menyelamatkan 'paus pilot' yang terdampar dan upaya penyelamatan ini bisa memakan waktu berhari-hari. Brodie Weeding/The Advocate - Pool/Getty Images  

STRAHAN, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 22: Marine rescue teams attempt to help save hundreds of pilot whales stranded on a sand bar on September 22, 2020 in Strahan, Australia. More than 200 pilot whales are stranded on a sandbank at Macquarie Harbour on the west coast of Tasmania, with rescuers desperately trying to save the whales as more than 90 are feared dead. (Photo by Brodie Weeding/The Advocate - Pool/Getty Images)

Sebenarnya, paus terdampar bukanlah hal aneh di kawasan ini, namun angka yang sekarang termasuk yang besar dalam 1 dekade terakhir. Brodie Weeding/The Advocate - Pool/Getty Images  

STRAHAN, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 22: Marine rescue teams attempt to help save hundreds of pilot whales stranded on a sand bar on September 22, 2020 in Strahan, Australia. More than 200 pilot whales are stranded on a sandbank at Macquarie Harbour on the west coast of Tasmania, with rescuers desperately trying to save the whales as more than 90 are feared dead. (Photo by Brodie Weeding/The Advocate - Pool/Getty Images)

Pada tahun 2009, Tasmania mencatat terdampar masal yang melibatkan sekitar 200 paus. Sedangkan di Selandia Baru pada 2018 juga mencatat lebih dari 200 paus pilot mati terdampar di pantai timur negara itu. Brodie Weeding/The Advocate - Pool/Getty Images  

STRAHAN, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 22: In this handout provided by Tasmania Police, police and marine rescue teams attempt to help save hundreds of pilot whales stranded on a sand bar on September 22, 2020 in Strahan, Australia. More than 200 pilot whales are stranded on a sandbank at Macquarie Harbour on the west coast of Tasmania, with rescuers desperately trying to save the whales as more than 90 are feared dead. (Photo by Tasmania Police via Getty Images)

Di pagi hari Selasa (22/9/2020), para penyelamat yang terdiri dari 40 penyelamat terlatih mulai 'mengapungkan kembali' sejumlah paus yang terdampar menggunakan peralatan yang mendorong hewan-hewan tersebut ke perairan yang lebih dalam. Tasmania Police via Getty Images  

STRAHAN, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 22: In this handout provided by Tasmania Police, police and marine rescue teams attempt to help save hundreds of pilot whales stranded on a sand bar on September 22, 2020 in Strahan, Australia. More than 200 pilot whales are stranded on a sandbank at Macquarie Harbour on the west coast of Tasmania, with rescuers desperately trying to save the whales as more than 90 are feared dead. (Photo by Tasmania Police via Getty Images)

Adapun tantangan dalam misi penyelamatan ini adalah arus laut yang kuat. Penyelamat mengatakan bahwa paus pilot dapat bertahan hidup selama tiga atau empat hari di pantai dan banyak di kelompok ini berada dalam kondisi basah dan suhu tubuh yang baik. Tasmania Police via Getty Images  

STRAHAN, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 22: In this handout provided by Tasmania Police, police and marine rescue teams attempt to help save hundreds of pilot whales stranded on a sand bar on September 22, 2020 in Strahan, Australia. More than 200 pilot whales are stranded on a sandbank at Macquarie Harbour on the west coast of Tasmania, with rescuers desperately trying to save the whales as more than 90 are feared dead. (Photo by Tasmania Police via Getty Images)

Di sekitar Australia dan Selandia Baru berbagai jenis paus melakukan migrasi musiman setiap tahun dalam kawanan yang terdiri dari 1.000 hewan. Peneliti mengatakan bahwa kawanan paus mengikuti pemimpin dan ikatan sosial yang kuat dalam kawanan tersebut dapat menyebabkan seluruh kelompok menjadi terdampar. Tasmania Police via Getty Images  

Ratusan Paus Terdampar di Tasmania, 90 Ekor Mati
Ratusan Paus Terdampar di Tasmania, 90 Ekor Mati
Ratusan Paus Terdampar di Tasmania, 90 Ekor Mati
Ratusan Paus Terdampar di Tasmania, 90 Ekor Mati
Ratusan Paus Terdampar di Tasmania, 90 Ekor Mati
Ratusan Paus Terdampar di Tasmania, 90 Ekor Mati
Ratusan Paus Terdampar di Tasmania, 90 Ekor Mati
Ratusan Paus Terdampar di Tasmania, 90 Ekor Mati
Ratusan Paus Terdampar di Tasmania, 90 Ekor Mati