A valiant 20-hour rescue effort successfully saves the life of a 10-ton stranded whale

After a 20-hour rescue mission, a 65-foot whale that washed up on a beach in China was finally towed back into the water.

Recently, a massive whale became stranded in Ningbo City, south of Shanghai.

It was feared that if it wasn’t placed back into the water in time, it would perish from dehydration.

image

Despite the fact that whales breathe oxygen like terrestrial animals, they require water to keep from overheating.

Beached whales are also at risk of collapsing under their own weight or drowning if their blowhole is covered by high tide.

 

Firefighters dispatched a rescue squad, who sprayed water on the whale’s 20-meter body and constructed a seawater trench pool to keep it alive.

Volunteers aided in the movement of the whale, which weighed an estimated ten tons.

image

The whale was dragged to shallow waters after the team tied it up using guide ropes.

A tugboat was deployed to help transfer the whale farther into the sea when the tide reached its greatest point at about 10 p.m.

image

The whale was released in deep seas after the rescue crew broke the hauling rope at 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

Local media captured the authorities’ rescue operations as well as the creature’s successful release.

As the dawn rose after the dramatic rescue operation, the whale could be seen swimming out into the distance.

Related Posts

Liberating captive elephants 🐘 brings them happiness and freedom

“After 80 Years in Captivity, Elephants Boonme and Buabaan Find Freedom in Thailand”Boonme and Buabaan, who eпdᴜгed decades of labor in the logging industry and elephant-trekking trade…

An emotional encounter between Raju the elephant 🐘 and his owner after decades of captivity.

In a touching tale, Raju, an elephant who eпdᴜгed 50 years of captivity, has at last been liberated. The poignant instance when he savored fresh food for…

World’s Oldest Known Wild Bird, Wisdom, Spotted Courting New Suitors

The world’s oldest known wild bird may have lost her mate, but she was recently seen courting new suitors. The Laysan albatross, or mōlī, known as Wisdom has been photographed dancing with potential mates at the Midway Atoll National …

The Enchanting Regent Honeyeater: Australia’s Forest Jewel (video)

Renowned for its captivating appearance and distinctive behaviors, the Regent Honeyeater (Anthochaera phrygia) has сарtᴜгed the attention of bird enthusiasts and conservationists across Australia. Fondly referred to as the “forest jewel,” …

A charming bird with a coat of feathers as stylish as a dapper vest

This charming avian beauty, sporting a ѕtгіkіnɡ red and white striolated vest, enchants bird enthusiasts globally. Its vibrant plumage sets it apart from other birds, captivating admiration and fascination wherever it roams. Adorned …

The Colors of the Hummingbird Illuminate the Amazon Rainforest

The world of birds is full of unique and fascinating creatures, but one in particular stands out as a true gem: Mrs. Gould’s sunbird (Aethopyga gouldiae). Its remarkable beauty is sure to capture the attention of anyone lucky enough …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *