A mammoth Greenland right whale that got stranded in a river mouth in the Khabarovsk Part of Russia’s Far East on Aug. 10 has been set free thanks to a huge tide.
As the salt water came in, the massive whale was able to swim away from the shore with the support of rescuers.
It was touch and go for almost 24 hours as those helping the whale struggled to maneuver him in the empty water. Scientists and tourists helped keep him wet by pouring water all through his back. Luckily, the enormous mammal is now having a whale of a time in the weighty expanse of the ocean.