Baby whale dies after becoming entangled in shark net

A BABY humpback whale has died after getting entangled in a shark net off Bilinga on Sunday.

Specialist crews were called in to free the whale but were unable to do so.

The humpback calf is the second whale to be caught in a shark net in Queensland this migration season.


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Anyone who sees a whale or other marine animal tangled in a shark net should call the 24-hour Shark Hotline on 1800 806 891.

 

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