Whales Stranded in Taizhou, China, Released After Rehabilitation

A pod of melon-headed whales stranded in Taizhou, China, were released into the wild on July 8 after a period of rehabilitation, emergency officials said.

According to local reports, the whales were found on July 6. Six have been released back into the ocean; one is still undergoing treatment.

Melon-headed whales are a “Level II protected species” in China, according to China Daily. Credit: Taizhou Fire via Storyful

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