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Rescuers Search For Baby Gray Whale Tangled In Fishing Lines


Last updated 4/20/2021 at 2:52pm

SAN CLEMENTE- Whale watchers up and down the coast of Southern California today were on the lookout for an entangled baby gray whale first

spotted near the San Clemente Pier. Efforts to disentangle what appeared to be fishing lines wrapped

around the calf's head were unsuccessful Monday as rescuers on an inflatable and two support boats attempted to pull off the lines with a telemetry buoy, said Justin Viezbicke of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The lines entangled on the baby's head ``just kept breaking,'' but

``the main part of the entanglement is still there,'' Viez...

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