Beached Humpback Whale Rescued by Kind Bystanders in Peru

Playing Humans Come to Rescue of Beached and Tangled Whales

A whale is swimming freely thanks to a team of volunteers who rescued the animal in Peru.

A humpback whale washed up on a beach in Zorritos and dozens of volunteers jumped in to help push it back into the water. The group cheered as the animal swam away on its own. 

It wasn’t the only whale that needed rescuing in the country recently.

At El Nuro beach, another humpback whale became trapped in a fishing net. Tour guide Julio Cesar Castor and some others decided to rescue the mammal. 

They cut it out of the netting with knives and the whale was about to swim away. 

Humpback whales can weigh up to 40 tons and measure up to 60 feet.

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