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Fisherman Dives into Sea to Save Baby Humpback Whale [VIDEO]

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A charter boat skipper saves a juvenile humpback in this feel-good clip.

Aussie skipper Joe Brogan didn’t waste a second when he saw a young humpback whale in need of help while cruising the seas near Western Australia last week.

The juvenile whale was caught in a tangled cray pot line, so Brogan and the boat’s crew intervened. 

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The crew attached the snagged line to their boat, and 42-year-old Brogan dove in with a knife to cut the whale free.

Here is some footage of Brogan saving the whale.

Brogan’s father told 3News that his son was just acting on his instincts as a skipper.

“If he’d thought about it, he wouldn’t have done it. The whale was in the s***, so he jumped in and did it.” said Brogan’s father.

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Fisherman Dives into Sea to Save Baby Humpback Whale [VIDEO]