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Chilean navy divers free huge killer whale trapped in a fishing net 2000 miles out to sea

• Daily Mail

The animal was spotted by fishermen caught up in nets intended to catch crabs 

The Chilean navy sent out a rescue team, and a diver tried to free the whale 

Footage shows the whale struggling at the water's surface as it tries to untangle itself from the fishing nets

This is the moment specialist divers rescue an 'agitated and fearful' killer whale after it became tangled in fishing nets intended to catch spider crabs.

The animal was spotted in distress on a Patagonian port, about 2000 miles out to sea from the Chilean capital of Santiago.

Fishermen spotted the creature, and reported it to the Chilean navy.