Firefighters and volunteers took action after a huge sperm whale washed up on a beach in eastern China. The rescuers spent 20 hours trying to keep the whale alive by pouring water on it and dug out a trench pool filled with seawater. When high tide returned, authorities used five boats to haul the massive whale back into the sea. The whale measured about 65 feet in length. When the tide reached its highest, authorities used five boats to haul the massive whale back to sea.