Stranded Whale Saved After Hours-Long Rescue Effort in Argentina.

A beached humpback whale was saved on Argentina's Atlantic coast, after an hours-long rescue effort from environmental authorities and rescuers, Tuesday, October 5.

Rescuers began working in the early hours of the day to save the whale after it was spotted Monday night by locals.

According to the Mundo Marino Foundation, the young male whale weighs nearly seven tons and is about 8.5 meters (27.8 feet) long.

Video footage showed rescuers pushing the whale, while heavy machinery helps to drag the whale back into the sea during high tide.

(Reuters)

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