Captain Dave Anderson was here to share his adventure of saving a whale that was trapped in a fishing net. He told Ellen about his connection with this incredible animal, and what he thought the whale was trying to communicate to him.

To learn about the effects of fishing nets, visit Other organizations that can educate you about the plight of whales include World Wildlife Fund, The Whaleman Foundation, The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch, Cetacean Bycatch Resource Center, and Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ocean Futures Society.