Whale freed after becoming stuck on lobster pots
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A whale stuck on fishing gear in Devon has been freed

A humpback whale that has been spotted Devon coast has been rescued after becoming trapped in netting.

The 50-ft whale has feeding at Start Bay, near Kingsbridge, over the past month.

It became tangled among lobster pots, but rescue teams were able to disentangle the whale.

  • 22 Mar 2017