Published: August 13, 2018
Total Running Time: 00:45:00
How do first responders rescue whales tangled in fishing gear or marine debris?
Join Exploratorium staff member and NOAA-trained entanglement responder Kathi George to learn how responders approach and save entangled whales. These majestic animals weigh 50,000 pounds, and responders must be close enough to use long poles to carefully cut and remove the lines or debris from a distressed whale before it dives or swims off.