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Animal Apocalypse

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In Australia, rescuers attempt to save dozens of pilot whales after almost 200 whales beached themselves on King Island in Tasmania. The latest mass beaching in this area brings the stranding in this area in the last three months to more than 400. This beaching-phenomenon remains one of nature's most heartbreaking mysteries.

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Mass animal deaths are occurring across the globe. Should we all be freaking out about the end of the world? Or are there logical explanations? World's Weirdest: Animal Apocalypse features the puzzling cases of animals behaving bizarrely: millions of mice overtaking farms and buildings, hundreds of whales beaching on a shore, thousands of blackbirds suddenly raining from the sky and frogs spontaneously exploding.

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