Diver Saves Whale in Distress Who ‘Motioned’ for Help and the Mammal’s Thank You Is Breathtaking
Whales are incredibly massive creatures of the sea, but that doesn’t mean they can’t ‘get by with a little help from their friends.’ James Moskito, a professional diver, who was working off the coast of San Francisco with a team of volunteers by the Fallon Islands, was one of those friends.
Moskito noticed a humpback whale surfacing from the water that appeared to be in distress. The whale surfaced for way too long and her long, above-water stare “signaled” that she needed help. So, Moskito swam down towards the hurt whale, placed his hand on it and said: “I’m here to help you, I’m not going to hurt you.”
Moskito found a 3,000-pound anchor attached to the whale’s tail. Steadfast in his efforts, Moskito tried with all his might to free the whale from the one-mile line that entangled her. At last, he freed the enormous creature and he thanked him the most breathtaking way beneath the sea…
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