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Robot Saves Swordfish Trapped in Oil Rig [VIDEO]

It’s a deep sea catch and release for this swordfish.

A submarine operator made an unusual discovery while inspecting an underwater oil rig: a swordfish trapped in the superstructure.

Watch the video to see what happened next.

Many animals that become trapped in man-made devices are not as lucky as this swordfish was. You can tell as the operator frees the fish just how exhausted it was.

If you watch long enough, you’ll see that the fish swam back into the rig and got itself stuck for a second time. Only fatigue and a lack of awareness can be blamed, but the operator was able to free it again.

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Robot Saves Swordfish Trapped in Oil Rig [VIDEO]