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18 April 2012

Rescuers Working To Free Gray Whale

grey whaleRescuers off the coast of California, USA, are trying to free a grey whale who is tangled up in fishing line.

Using a boat and specialist equipment, the rescue team has been attempting to cut the fishing gear from the whale. The BBC has some footage.

Whale entanglement in fishing gear is all too common unfortunately, and has even affected some of the WDCS adoption whales, particularly Reflection, one of the humpbacks. Luckily she was successfully rescued.

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