Rescuers at scene in Fife
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Mass stranding of pilot whales in Fife

A total of 16 whales have died after being stranded on the east coast of Scotland.

Ten others were re-floated after being kept alive by vets from British Divers and Marine Life Rescue.

The incident between Anstruther and Pittenweem in Fife involved pilot whales, each of them approximately 20ft (6m) long.

Laura Bicker reports.

  • 03 Sep 2012