Nature

Watch A Team of Heroes Save an Entangled Whale

Clip: Season 38 Episode 9 | 3m 17s

Whales face major threats from plastic and fishing gear entanglements and have been turning up injured or dead in record numbers, with a 300% increase in humpback entanglements in the last 5 years. In a never-before-filmed sequence, witness a group dedicated to disentangling whales as they undergo the dangerous process of trying to cut free a whale trapped by a rope while not harming themselves.

Aired: 01/08/20

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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