Nearly 400 whales have died in Australia's worst stranding. Jools Farrell told the BBC how rescuers help those still alive.
"Obviously being a several ton animal they're quite strong so there's an inherent danger with dealing with them."
Rescue efforts are underway to free nearly two-hundred whales.
Scores of whales have already died as conservationists begin a huge rescue operation.
Mushroom grower Dean Smith says the former 19th Century railway passage is "cold and damp" but "unique".
A cold snap in Tasmania adds a final chapter to Australia's summer of dramatic weather.
By Victoria Gill
Science correspondent, BBC News
Video shows the moment the sky above Tasmania and Victoria was lit up by a meteor.
By Caleb Spencer