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Argentine whales attacked by seagulls


Whales living off the coast of Argentina are being attacked by seagulls.

The birds pick at and eat the backs of the endangered mammals forcing them to dive deep into the ocean.

Now scientists are calling for the gulls to be culled.

Candace Piette reports.


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