Friday, August 14, 2009

Beluga Whale to the Rescue

Free Willy was so the 90s... the latest ocean hero is Mila, a Beluga whale from north-east China. Mila carried a drowning diver to the surface of an arctic pool after her legs were paralyzed by crippling cramps.


Yang Yun told the Sun: “I began to choke and sank even lower and I thought that was it for me – I was dead. Until I felt this incredible force under me driving me to the surface.”

After noticing Yun’s distress, Mila carried her to the surface using her sensitive nose. What a sweet whale. Read the full article here.