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Whales are transported from the beach to a nearby stream where they can rest while it is decided how it will be attempted to release them at Spirits Bay in the Far North, New Zealand, Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010. Only 24 of several dozen pilot whales stranded on the remote northern New Zealand beach survived a stormy first night ashore despite rescuers' desperate efforts to save them.  (AP Photo/Richard Robinson)
Photo by: Richard Robinson
Whales are transported from the beach to a nearby stream where they can rest while it is decided how it will be attempted to release them at Spirits Bay in the Far North, New Zealand, Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010. Only 24 of several dozen pilot whales stranded on the remote northern New Zealand beach survived a stormy first night ashore despite rescuers' desperate efforts to save them. (AP Photo/Richard Robinson)

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