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Scituate lobstermen help whales

The numerous storms and rough seas haven’t been difficult just for Scituate’s shores. For Scituate lobsterman, the boiling seas have left their lobster traps a scattered and tangled mess.

Though it may be easier to just cut their losses, local fisherman have banded together with the International Fund for Animal Welfare to take damaged equipment out of the water, saving whales that would otherwise become entangled in the debris.

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