• Incredible footage shows a free-diving family saving a 20-foot long endangered whale shark tangled in a fishing net

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    National Geographic
    A family was free-diving near Hawaii's Lana'i Island when they spotted a whale shark tangled in fishing net.
    After noticing scars around the body where the rope had been cutting into its skin, the divers decided to attempt to help the animal.
    It took multiple dives to finally cut through the net.
    This new National Geographic report is enough to break anyone's heart: A whale shark was spotted offshore from Hawaii's Lana'i Island by free-divers with a thick fishing net rope wrapped around its neck.
    With scars around its body where the rope had clearly been cutting into...
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