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“Baby whale slapping its tail having a good time while mum sleeps below”.

by @scott.portelli

Humpback home! 32ft baby whale returns to sea after volunteers use JCBs to save seven ton mammal that was stranded for 24 hours on a Rio de Janeiro beach

Janet Tappin Coelho - aug. 24, 2017

Over three hundred people are celebrating after a mammoth effort to save the life of a stranded humpback baby whale, that got stuck on a Rio de Janeiro beach, ended successfully with the creature being released into the ocean in the late afternoon. A video shows the whale being refloated in the South Atlantic Ocean with scores of people screaming and shouting for joy. Many were crying as the marine mammal was finally returned to its rightful home after being beached for nearly 24 hours. 

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