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Rescuers free stranded whale from beach in Australia

10 July 2014 Last updated at 16:01 BST

Rescuers have managed to free a young whale stranded for two days on a beach in Queensland, Australia.

The whale, thought to be a two-year-old humpback, washed up on Palm Beach, south of Brisbane, late on Tuesday.

It's now in open water after several earlier rescue attempts failed.

Catherine Addis reports.

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