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Whale Tangled In Fishing Net Off Sagaponack Frees Itself

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A whale is entangled in a net off Townline Road in Sagaponack. Michael Wright Michael Wright

A whale is entangled in a net off Townline Road in Sagaponack. Michael Wright Michael Wright

A whale is entangled in a net off Townline Road in Sagaponack. Michael Wright

A whale is entangled in a net off Townline Road in Sagaponack. Michael Wright

Aaron Warkov was one of two beachgoers who paddled out to the whale and cut some of the net away while they awaited marine scientists to arrive.   MICHAEL WRIGHT

Aaron Warkov was one of two beachgoers who paddled out to the whale and cut some of the net away while they awaited marine scientists to arrive. MICHAEL WRIGHT

A whale is entangled in a net off Townline Road in Sagaponack. Michael Wright Michael Wright

A whale is entangled in a net off Townline Road in Sagaponack. Michael Wright Michael Wright

Bay Constables and scientists from the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society were trying to figure out how to free the whale when it apparently broke free of the net on its own.AMCS AMCS

Bay Constables and scientists from the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society were trying to figure out how to free the whale when it apparently broke free of the net on its own.AMCS AMCS

Bay Constables and scientists from the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society were trying to figure out how to free the whale when it apparently broke free of the net on its own. AMCS

Bay Constables and scientists from the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society were trying to figure out how to free the whale when it apparently broke free of the net on its own. AMCS

Bay Constables and scientists from the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society were trying to figure out how to free the whale when it apparently broke free of the net on its own. AMCS

Bay Constables and scientists from the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society were trying to figure out how to free the whale when it apparently broke free of the net on its own. AMCS

authorMichael Wright on Jul 17, 2019
A humpback whale escaped from a fishing net it had become entangled in off Sagaponack on Monday afternoon, after two surfers paddled up to it and were able to cut... more

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