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Pod of Pilot Whales Unexpectedly Spotted in Westfjords

A marine biologist at the Marine and Freshwater Research institute who specializes in whales says that it’s rare for pilot whales to venture so far north, but said that it’s possible that the pilot whales' appearance in Iceland’s waters can be credited to warming ocean temperatures.

Árneshreppur, the West Fjords, Iceland

Cut Off For Six Days

There have been no flights to Gjögur airport in the Westfjords municipality of Árneshreppur since late last week—and the road is closed too.