Thursday, December 3, 2009

Humpback in trouble

The Maui News is reporting a juvenile humpback whale in trouble off the West Maui coast. Officials from the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Marine Sanctuary (offices pictured) are assessing its injuries from being entangled in hundreds of feet of heavy rope. The whale has moved into rough water in the channel between Maui and Molokai and will be further monitored today.