Big Blue Live

Entangled Whale Rescued from Rope

Clip: Season 1 | 1m 31s

Watch the extraordinary moment a humpback whale was rescued after it was found entangled, trailing 300 feet of rope from a crab pot. A special network of experts from NOAA's Whale Entanglement Team raced 600 miles to make a rescue attempt. Big Blue Live premieres on PBS August 31- September 2 8pm ET/PT.

Aired: 08/31/15

Rating: TV-PG

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