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Whale says THANKS!

Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 2:19 pm
by Horus
A recent front page story of the San Francisco Chronicle tells about a female humpback whale who had become entangled in a spider web of crab traps and lines. She was weighted down by hundreds of pounds of traps that caused her to struggle to stay afloat.

She also had hundreds of yards of line rope wrapped around her body, her tail, her torso, and a line tugging in her mouth.

A fisherman spotted her just east of the Farallon Islands (outside the Golden Gate ) and radioed an environmental group for help.

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Within a few hours, the rescue team arrived and determined that she was so bad off, the only way to save her was to dive in and untangle her. They worked for hours with curved knives and eventually freed her. When she was free, the divers say she swam in what seemed like joyous circles.

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She then came back to each and every diver, one at a time, and nudged them, pushed them gently around ... she was thanking them.

Some said it was the most incredibly beautiful experience of their lives. The guy who cut the rope out of her mouth said her eyes were following him the whole time, and he will never be the same.

Re: Whale says THANKS!

Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 4:07 pm
by xSUSPECTx
awesome

Re: Whale says THANKS!

Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 4:26 pm
by melpomene
Yeah, i heard of this report, would have been a mind blowing experience. I read another report recently where some animal behaviourists have now concluded that cetaceans especially dolphins have a higher cognitive ability than chimps, placing them 2nd on the all time best thinker list right behind...us.

Re: Whale says THANKS!

Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 12:41 pm
by skeetnigguh
could've been intrigued octagons?

Re: Whale says THANKS!

Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 6:36 pm
by martyrdamn
OH MAN SOMEBODY CALL THE ANTHROPOMORPHISM POLICE.

Re: Whale says THANKS!

Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 6:39 pm
by the croc
martyrdamn wrote:OH MAN SOMEBODY CALL THE ANTHROPOMORPHISM POLICE.


OH MAN SOMEBODY CALL THE WESTERN CULTURAL IMPERIALISM SCIENTIFIC DOGMA POLICE 8)

Re: Whale says THANKS!

Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 7:06 pm
by Horus
Let's just call Sergeant Whale.

She'll have a whale of a time sorting it. :o

Re: Whale says THANKS!

Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 9:12 pm
by MuscleMan
wow. just wow.

Re: Whale says THANKS!

Posted: Sat Jan 16, 2010 12:21 am
by skeetnigguh
pretty stoked about spurring that wankfest 2010 eh

shot gaiz

Re: Whale says THANKS!

Posted: Sat Jan 16, 2010 7:35 am
by cirE
this fucking thread lmao

Re: Whale says THANKS!

Posted: Sat Jan 16, 2010 11:20 am
by the croc
Haha

Re: Whale says THANKS!

Posted: Sat Jan 16, 2010 8:28 pm
by xSUSPECTx
the croc wrote:
martyrdamn wrote:OH MAN SOMEBODY CALL THE ANTHROPOMORPHISM POLICE.


OH MAN SOMEBODY CALL THE WESTERN CULTURAL IMPERIALISM SCIENTIFIC DOGMA POLICE 8)

too late the white guilt/environmental apologist secret service are on the case!!

Re: Whale says THANKS!

Posted: Sun Jan 17, 2010 6:51 pm
by scott penk
read about some fishermen in nz doing the same thing a while ago. sorry, i mean psychopathic fish murderers

Re: Whale says THANKS!

Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 3:51 pm
by EuphoricMilk
scott penk wrote:read about some fishermen in nz doing the same thing a while ago. sorry, i mean psychopathic sea kitten murderers


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Re: Whale says THANKS!

Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 6:32 pm
by scott penk
EuphoricMilk wrote:
scott penk wrote:read about some seakittenermen in nz doing the same thing a while ago. sorry, i mean psychopathic sea kitten murderers


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Re: Whale says THANKS!

Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2010 1:10 pm
by meatmurder
phaedrus wrote:
Horus wrote:joyous circles.


sure they weren't angry ellipses, mistaken for joyous circles?

Mafuckahz ruinned it's planned suicide!

Re: Whale says THANKS!

Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2010 2:06 pm
by xSUSPECTx
we must be like gods to whales, we come from their sky, we can either help them(rarely) or torture and kill them.

sounds religious to me.

Re: Whale says THANKS!

Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2010 3:29 pm
by Horus
Yep, if animals have religion, humans must be the Devils.

Re: Whale says THANKS!

Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2010 4:03 pm
by xSUSPECTx
like niggers and white devils!