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Humpback Whale.. in trouble..
« on: September 09, 2010, 05:04:58 pm »
Its off Vidlin, tangled in ropes..

Full story.. HERE

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Re: Humpback Whale.. in trouble..
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2010, 06:15:28 am »
I just read an update from an observer on twitter..

This whale has already attracted international attention and experts from the US have been contacted by various bodies from Shetland entanglement like this is, apparently unusual in UK waters but much more frequent off the US coast. News sources suggest various individuals and groups may be hoping to try to release the whale, perhaps as early as today, 10 September. I and many others sincerely hope so.

So lets hope they are successfull.

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Re: Humpback Whale.. in trouble..
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2010, 06:48:11 am »
This is the full blog about it..

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Re: Humpback Whale.. in trouble..
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2010, 07:32:12 am »
do u think its the same one that u saw george
have u been to see it or can u not see it from land  :-\

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Re: Humpback Whale.. in trouble..
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2010, 08:20:58 am »
It must have been the one I saw, Tracy, its very near the shore, but getting there overland to see it, might be difficult for an auld man like me.. I really don't want to photograph it in its entangled  state.. when I first seen it, it was only about 25 feet from the shore, unfortunatly I did'nt get that pix, as it took me by surprize..

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Re: Humpback Whale. My last word..
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2010, 01:53:08 pm »
This is my last word on this subject, unless i have to answer to a post..

I was talking to a guy about the whale, he said to me, the creelman probably cut the ropes to release the whale...

Then yesterday, i was talking to another guy..

This is what he told me..

He was out in his creelboat, and had a hold of the rope, he was going to cut it free..

But the [ tree huggers] [his words] started to shout to him to get out of the way, as it was dangerous..

So, he left it alone, in case he got into bother..

Later, when the crowd cleared off, he went back and cut it free,

Next morning they all came back, and low and behold the whale had disappeared..

This guy told me, that he knew the creelman well..

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