Rescuers try to shoo whales away from Scottish loch

LONDON — It’s not quite a simple as herding sheep. © Provided by NBC News A flotilla of boats has gathered in a loch in northwest Scotland on Thursday to help herd a group of lost northern bottlenose whales and direct them back to sea ahead of military exercises in […]

Whales in Scottish military exercise zone refuse to budge

Rescuers on Friday abandoned an attempt to shepherd a pod of northern bottlenose whales from a Scottish loch where an international military exercise is set to take place this weekend. The British Divers Marine Life Rescue organisation (BDMLR) said 10 boats formed a barrier to try to herd the deep-diving […]

Rescuers race to save whales before major military exercise

Rescuers are racing to shepherd a pod of three northern bottlenose whales from a Scottish loch on Thursday before a major international military exercise. The British Divers Marine Life Rescue group said a first group of boats had begun “gently moving” the deep-diving mammals from Loch Long towards the mouth […]

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