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Florida Surfer Rescues Drowning Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Animals  (tags: wildlife, endangered, cruelty, extinction, turltles, fishing line )

- 1803 days ago -
A surfer came to the rescue of a loggerhead sea turtle that was tangled in fishing lines just south of the Cocoa Beach Pier this afternoon.
Sedatives Used to Free Whale From Fishing Line
Animals  (tags: whales, animals, Florida coast, fishing line )

- 2789 days ago -
Researchers have a new tactic to save endangered whales tangled in fishing line: Get them to calm down with sedatives shot from a dart gun so they can pull closer and cut the potentially fatal gear away.The method was used Jan. 15 off the Florida coast...
A Great Day for a Young Duck
Animals  (tags: ducks, fishing line, rescued, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3478 days ago -
Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation (WRR) Veterinarian Dr. Megan McAndrew recounts a particularly meaningful day for a young duck -- and for her. The downy little duck came to WRR with at least a foot of fishing line protruding from his beak.
Wind Hampers Effort to Free Endangered Right Whale
Animals  (tags: florida, marine wildlife, whales, right whale, fishing line, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, suffering, protection )

- 3531 days ago -
SAVANNAH, Ga.--Wind and choppy seas were frustrating efforts Friday to free an endangered right whale tangled in fishing gear as it swam from the Georgia coast into waters off Florida. Rescuers said their odds of freeing the 40-foot whale from the life-
Whale Believed to Be Entangled in Fish Line
Animals  (tags: california, marine wildlife, whales, fishing line, entangled, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, suffering, protection )

- 3531 days ago -
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

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