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Race to save NY beached whale

Thursday, December 27, 2012 - 00:32

Dec.27 - Rescuers race against time to save a sick finback whale found beached in Queens, New York. Paul Chapman reports.

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Rescuers in the U.S are trying to help this sick finback whale found beached along Jamaica Bay in Queens, New York City. They say things aren't looking good. SOUNDBITE: ROB DIGIOVANNIE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF RIVERHEAD FOUNDATION, SAYING (English): "Right now it looks like an animal that's just compromised. It's usually a very poor The rescue operation was launched when the finback, more than 18 metres (60 feet) long, was spotted on Wednesday. New York State conservation experts say finbacks, an endangered species, are second only in size to blue whales.

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Race to save NY beached whale

Thursday, December 27, 2012 - 00:32

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