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Tourists in Mexico help whale caught up in a fishing net

23 December 2011 Last updated at 15:55 GMT

Every December hundreds of whales migrate from the Northern part of the Pacific Ocean to the warmer waters of Baja California in Mexico and this year one of them was caught in a fishing net.

The trapped mammal was found by a tour boat whose staff raised the alarm with local lifeguards.

Liliet Heredero reports.