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After Whale Kills Man Who Rescued It, NOAA Reacts

The US and Canada are suspending their official efforts to free North Atlantic right whales tangled in fishing lines after the death of a rescuer during an operation Monday. NPR reports former Canadian fisherman and whale rescue expert Joe Howlett had just cut a right whale free from fishing lines...
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The U.S. fisheries regulator is suspending efforts to free whales tangled in fishing line after a Canadian rescuer was killed by a whale after freeing it earlier this week. Joe … Click to Continue »


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