Rescuers hope nine of 30 stranded pilot whales may survive if they can be refloated at high tide on Sunday afternoonMore than 20 whales have died after getting stranded off the coast of Fife. Some of the whales were already dead when animal rescue teams arrived on the scene at Pittenweem, near St Andrews, but others had to be put down.The coastguard said nine of the 30 stranded pilot whales were being kept alive by vets from British Divers and Marine Life Rescue, with help from the emergency services, including Fife fire service. Rescuers hoped four of those animals could be released back to the sea at high tide on Sunday afternoon.A large number of bystanders gathered at the scene, and the coastguard urged the public to stay away to allow rescue teams to carry out their duties.Coastguard teams from St Andrews and Leven, Anstruther lifeboat, and Fife police are...
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