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Saving a humpback whale near New York: a disentanglement tale

by NOAA Fisheries 8 Sep 16:17 UTC
Saving a humpback whale © NOAA Fisheries

On Monday, July 27 trained responders began a 4-day effort to disentangle a humpback whale from submerged fishing gear near New York City. Multiple partners brought expertise and large boats to haul the heavy gear up and free the whale.

Learn more about the dangers of entanglement to whales

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