Young Whale Caught In Nets Off Gold Coast

Calf freed by Sea World crews

Young Whale Caught In Nets Off Gold Coast Image credit: Today Show, Channel Nine

Sea World crews have managed to free Willy off the Gold Coast this morning, after a young whale became tangled in shark nets.

Crews were called out before 7am, to reports of a baby humpback in distress about 500 metres off Greenmount Beach.

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Rescuers worked for about an hour, before managing to cut the calf loose.

It swam off, continuing its journey south just before 8 o'clock.

 

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