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    Italian coast guard rescues five sperm whales

    Yes, Italy has a Coast Guard, just like we do, and they spend a good deal of their time trying to stop things like the use of drift nets, which are very illegal, in the Mediterranean.

    This video gives us their rescue of a small pod of five sperm whales which had gotten caught up in drift nets. Considering the size of adult sperm whales, these gentle giants stayed in place until they were freed from those nets. Unlike gill nets, which people dump endlessly in the Gulf of Baja, these are made of heavy-duty cords and are elastic, but are just as lethal as the gill nets.

    “The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who stand by and do nothing.” Albert Einstein

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    those nets are like rabbit hunting with hand grenades...
    "The nose, knows"

    "Drag them out and string them up!!!"

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