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In this Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 photo provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) some of the of 25 dead pilot whales that were found on shore near Marco Island, Fla., are shown. The whales were found two days after eight other pilot whales died near Lover's Key State Park, about 40 miles north. Biologists say pilot whales are prone to mass strandings because they form close-knit pods that won't leave a sick whale behind. (AP Photo/NOAA)

In this Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 photo provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) some of the of 25 dead pilot whales that were found on shore near Marco Island, Fla., are shown. The whales were found two days after eight other pilot whales died near Lover's Key State Park, about 40 miles north. Biologists say pilot whales are prone to mass strandings because they form close-knit pods that won't leave a sick whale behind. (AP Photo/NOAA)

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