Experts cut away much of fishing rope tangled in mouth of endangered whale off Georgia coast

  • Article by: RUSS BYNUM , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 20, 2014 - 8:00 PM

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Wildlife experts cut away more than 280 feet of commercial fishing line being dragged by an endangered right whale off the Georgia coast, though some of the heavy rope had to be left tangled in the whale's mouth, officials said Thursday.

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