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40-ton whale rescued from tangled fishing line

An adult humpback whale spent the better part of a week entangled in fishing lines along the leeward coast of the Big Island of Hawaii south of Kailua-Kona, according to observers. Members of the West Hawaii Marine Mammal Response Network, many of which had just done a refresher training two days before, were able to free it with careful efforts.
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