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Second whale shark in a week to die on Indonesian beach

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A rescue team member tries to tie a rope around a whale shark that died after being stranded on Parangkusumo beach, near Yogyakarta, Indonesia,  Aug. 4. It is the second whale shark to die after being stranded near Yogyakarta this week. The first was found dead 5 miles west three days ago. PhotoBlog featured a post on the incident: Whale shark dies after becoming stranded on Indonesia beach