SMN Weekly – Humpback Rescued from the Fishing Line

February 23, 2015 6:58 AM

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The rescued humpback whale is now moving freely after spending time circling the Big Island; last week, it entangled its tail knotted in heavy crab line and buoys.

On Friday, the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary’s inflatable craft was able to creep up with 10 feet of the whale as it sailed to the leeward coast of Maui.

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