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Two Humpbacks Freed From Fishing Nets in Mexico
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, humpback whales, entangled, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1681 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
What started out as a normal morning of whale watching in Mexico's Bay of Banderas turned into a rescue mission to release two Humpback whales that had become entangled in an illegal fishing net.
Entangled Humpback Whale Off Maui Finally Freed
Animals  (tags: young humpback whale, entangled, rope, rescued, released, freed )

Simone
- 1743 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
A juvenile humpback whale entangled in hundreds of feet of heavy-duty polypropylene rope was finally freed on Sunday. As reported last week in Outposts, the mammal was first spotted off Maui by the crew of a whale-watching vessel, Ocean Explorer of
Entangled No More: Rescuers Free Juvenile Humpback Whale Caught in Rope in Hawaii
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, whales, entangled, freed, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1744 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Officials said Monday they successfully cut loose hundreds of yards of plastic rope that had been caught in the mouth of a young humpback whale off Hawaii.
Rescuers Hope to Free Entangled Humpback Whale in Hawaii By Cutting Rope
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, whales, entangled, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1747 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Marine sanctuary officials are still working to cut loose a young humpback whale entangled in several hundred yards of heavy plastic rope in Hawaiian waters
Mass. Man Prosecuted for Freeing Whale Cuts Deal
Animals  (tags: animals, Whales, wildlife, AnimalWelfare, entangled, endangered, rescued, law )

Dee
- 1827 days ago - berkshireeagle.com
BOSTON (AP) -- A Cape Cod fisherman accused of violating federal laws because he freed a humpback whale that got entangled in his fishing gear has reached a plea deal with prosecutors
Gill Netted Sea Lion Rescued
Animals  (tags: animals, sea lions, entangled, rescued, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1914 days ago - all-creatures.org
Life was slowly being drained from this yearling sea lion whose neck, head and mouth have fishing net wrapped tightly around them. The entanglement kept the sea lion from feeding.
Loch Garten Ospreys Both Tangled in Fishing Tackle
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, ospreys, entangled, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1937 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Loch Garten RSPB's famous ospreys are facing disaster with the sad news that both adult birds have become entangled in discarded fishing tackle, with the male bird currently trailing around 40 feet of line. Options for removing the lines are currently
Biologists Rescue Manatee Entangled in Fishing Line in Florida Keys
Animals  (tags: animals, manatees, rescued, entangled, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1956 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's (FWC) Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, with the help of the Miami Seaquarium and the Dolphin Research Center, rescued a manatee from Tarpon Basin in Key Largo.
Huge Whale Has Been Successfully Sedated for the First Time to Free It From Fishing Gear
Animals  (tags: whales, entangled, sedated, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2014 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
For the first time ever, a large whale, a North Atlantic right whale that had been severely entangled in fishing gear, has been sedated in order to make it possible for rescuers to remove 90 percent of the entanglement.
Right Whale Sedation Enables Disentanglement Effort
Animals  (tags: right whales, entangled, sedated, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 2016 days ago - insciences.org
On Friday, March 6, 2009, for the first time ever, a North Atlantic right whale that had been severely entangled in fishing gear, was administered a sedation mixture that made it possible for rescuers to remove 90 percent of the entanglement.
Endangered Whale Sedated While Scientists Remove Entangled Fishing Rope
Animals  (tags: whale, entangled, sedated, rescue, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2017 days ago - orlandosentinel.com
Whale researchers, working some 35 miles off the Volusia coast, made the first ever attempt to sedate a right whale in the wild, to remove several hundred feet of line entangled on its head.
Record Number of Entangled Rare Whales This Winter
Animals  (tags: georgia, florida, marine wildlife, whales, right whales, entangled, record numbers, fishing gear, nets, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection, suffering )

Jacquelin
- 2039 days ago - boston.com
An unprecedented number of North Atlantic right whales have been found tangled in fishing rope this winter off Georgia and Florida - and scientists are searching where the marine giants that summer off New England may have picked up the gear.
Weather Too Hazardous to Free Entangled Whale
Animals  (tags: georgia coast, marine wildlife, whales, right whale, entangled, bad weather, endangered, extinction, suffering, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2066 days ago - wric.com
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Wildlife conservationists are still monitoring an endangered right whale tangled in fishing gear in the Atlantic off the Georgia coast, but windy weather hasn't allowed any attempts to free it since last week. Georgia Department of
Whale Believed to Be Entangled in Fish Line
Animals  (tags: california, marine wildlife, whales, fishing line, entangled, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, suffering, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2070 days ago - presstelegram.com
LONG BEACH - A whale believed to be entangled in fishing line has been spotted in the vicinity of the San Pedro Channel and wildlife officials today asked anyone who sees the whale to contact them immediately. The whale was last sighted Tuesday headin
Wildlife Officials Looking for Disabled Humpback Whale
Animals  (tags: hawaii, marine wildlife, whales, humpback whale, entangled, still looking, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, suffering, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2099 days ago - mauinews.com
KIHEI - Federal wildlife officials hope to finish disentangling an adult humpback whale spotted Saturday off the West Maui coast. The endangered mammal, believed to be a female whale more than 43 feet long, had about 100 feet of rope cut off by a team
 

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