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Stranded baby whale rescued by marine cops, fire brigade and villagers in team effort


Two firemen trying to help a stranded whale washed close to shore in Sabah's east coast Lahad Datu town.

Two firemen trying to help a stranded whale washed close to shore in Sabah's east coast Lahad Datu town.

KOTA KINABALU: A baby whale that was stranded in shallow waters close to Sabah’s east Lahad Datu town was safely pushed back to open sea as firemen, marine policemen and ordinary folks got together in a collective effort to rescue it.

The whale weighing at least 400kg with a length of 4.5m was slowly pushed out of the shallow waters till it was brought out to deep sea about three-kilometres away.

   

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