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Flotilla Pushes Whales Out to Sea

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Flotilla Pushes Whales Out to Sea

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Flotilla Pushes Whales Out to Sea

Flotilla Pushes Whales Out to Sea

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Two endangered humpback whales have spent the last week swimming in the Sacramento River. The mammals could die if they don t get to deeper water. So rescuers lined up a fleet of boats and made a lot of noise in an attempt to scare the whales back into the Pacific.

Tamara Keith is a reporter at member station KQED in San Francisco.