Attempt To Rescue Entangled Whale To Resume Off South Bay
March 30, 2012, 4:51 a.m.
An attempt to rescue a young gray whale tangled in fishing gear was expected to resume Thursday morning off the South Bay area. The whale was spotted Wednesday afternoon off Newport Beach, but conditions were too rough to attempt a rescue before dark. This is the second such effort in six days off Southern California. The first, last Saturday off Dana Point, was successful after a marathon endeavor by Capt. Dave Anderson and his entanglement team. However, that whale, which had been dragging a large gill-net wrapped around its tail section, might be the same whale that was found dead...