This video says about itself:
Watch: Endangered Right Whale Trapped In Fishing Line:Rescue by Wildlife biologists
20 February 2014
The fate of the whale hangs in the balance with at least 20ft of fishing rope still tangled in its mouth despite a rescue attempt. An endangered whale has become entangled in heavy fishing rope off the US coast of Georgia.
Wildlife biologists had to cut away more than 280ft of the commercial fishing line which was being dragged by the whale.
It is now swimming easier than it was, but they had to leave the whale with at least 20ft of the thick rope still tangled in its mouth.
Clay George, a marine mammal biologist with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, said this would give it “a fighting chance” to free itself.
He said the whale had suffered injuries to its head and tail.
“Disentanglement can’t save every…
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