Volunteers Disentagle Whale from Fishing Rope

National Sea Rescue Institute
Publication Date:
1 October 2017
South Africa, Oceans and Rivers, Wildlife

A whale was successfully freed on Sunday afternoon after it was anchored to the sea bed with a fishing rope around its tail and a single flotation buoy, the SA Whale Disentanglement Network (SAWDN) said.


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