Video captures humpback whale free itself from fishing gear in Dana Point

EMBED </>More Videos

Dramatic video captured by Capt. Dave's Dolphin and Whale Safari shows a humpback whale freeing itself from fishing gear just off Dana Point on Friday. (KABC)

Dramatic video captured by Capt. Dave's Dolphin and Whale Safari shows a humpback whale freeing itself from fishing gear just off Dana Point on Friday.

The whale is seen with a buoy and rope tangled around its tail. Video shows the whale slamming it's flukes on the water, trying to free itself.

Eventually, the whale gives his flukes a mighty flip and the line suddenly breaks.

It was not clear how the humpback whale got caught in the fishing gear.

Related Topics:
petsanimal newswild animalswhalewhale watchingcaught on camerau.s. & worldDana PointOrange CountyCalifornia
(Copyright ©2017 KABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.)

Load Comments