VIDEO: 32-foot-long whale rescued by locals after being stranded at Brazil beach

RIO DE JANEIRO – Hundreds of locals in Brazil recently came together to help rescue a baby humpback whale that was stranded in a beach near Rio de Janeiro.

The 32-foot-long creature was found washed up near the coastal city and as soon as the locals spotted it, they informed the officials.

After that, nearly 300 people came together and joined the rescue operation to free the fish and managed to do it after hours of hard work.

Experts say the whale may have separated from its mother during low tide.