February 22, 2024
A humpback whale. Courtesy NOAA

The Oceanside Hearth Division’s Marine Security Unit, SeaWorld San Diego, and the Pacific Marine Mammal Heart labored to free a distressed humpback whale tangled in rope ten miles offshore Tuesday.

Whereas rescuers have been capable of finding the whale and collect details about the way it was entangled, they have been unable to utterly free the creature earlier than it swam off.

“Regardless of the valiant efforts of the rescue crew, important challenges have been posed by waning daylight and the whale’s path of journey in the direction of overseas waters,” famous a press release from Oceanside Hearth.

The companies concerned within the rescue try are persevering with to watch the humpback whale and say that they are going to proceed to collaborate to assist it, if mandatory.