Illawarra Newsroom

Humpback freed off Wattamolla Beach

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A multi-agency operation has saved the day for a juvenile humpback that became tangled in netting off Wattamolla Beach in the Royal National Park.

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Crews from the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service and Marine Rescue worked together to cut the humpback out of a tangled mess after being discovered in trouble yesterday.

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The whale that is believed to be about three-years-old has now resumed its journey down the South Coast.

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Images: Marine Rescue NSW