LA JOLLA (AP) — Rescuers have helped free a humpback whale that got tangled in a lobster trap line off the coast of San Diego.
The Coast Guard says a fishing boat reported seeing the distressed whale about 7 miles northwest of La Jolla Sunday morning, and that the line appeared to be hindering its ability to swim and dive.READ MORE: One Crew Member Killed, Second Wounded After Alec Baldwin Discharges Prop Gun On Movie Set In New Mexico
Crews from the Coast Guard and Sea World worked together for several hours to disentangle the whale.READ MORE: Firefighters Respond To Sinkhole In Boyle Heights
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