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Rescuers try to free whale stuck in shallow water

Saturday, July 06, 2013 - 00:45

July 6 - Rescuers try to freel a whale that became stuck in shallow water in Victoria state. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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A Southern right whale was stranded in shallow water near Lakes Entrance, a tourist resort and fishing port located in the southeast of Australia's Victoria state, on Saturday (July 6), local media said. The whale drew a crowd of onlookers after local media reported the incident. Rescue workers sprayed water over the 12-metre whale in order reduce the effect of sun exposure, local media said. The whale has been stranded since Friday (July 5).

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Rescuers try to free whale stuck in shallow water

Saturday, July 06, 2013 - 00:45