VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NBC) - An endangered whale off the coast of Virginia Beach is now free thanks to a brave local fisherman.
Adrian Colaprete and Capt. Pat Foster say they spotted the whale having some trouble from a distance.
When they got closer, they discovered the endangered northern right whale was tangled in fishing rope.
Colaprete was able to cut the line, free the whale, and get some amazing video.
He captured the underwater encounter with a GoPro camera.