Beached humpback whale rescued in Argentina

Rescuers worked from the early hours of Tuesday to try to save the whale after it was spotted on Monday night by locals.

According to Mundo Marino foundation, the young male whale weighs nearly seven tonnes and is about 27.8 feet long.

Video footage showed rescuers pushing the whale, while heavy machinery trying to drag the whale back into the sea during high tide.

Conservationists said it is unclear why the whale became stranded.

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