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Humpback whale freed from tangled fishing lines off California coast

(CNN)It’s not the catch they were expecting, but for one California fisherman and his son — it was the most important catch of the day. Crab fisherman Calder Deyerle and his 5-year old son Miles are being credited by wildlife officials for spotting, reporting and then staying in their boat near an entangled humpback whale. Their actions may have saved the animal’s life. The adult humpback was seen towing heavy crab fishing lines and floats […]

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