They find a sperm whale stranded on La Palma – The Province

Encuentran un nuevo cachalote varado en las playas canarias

Responsible for the Environmental Service of the Cabildo de La Palma they are taking over from the first hour of today the case of the appearance of a cetacean stranded in the coastal area of ​​La Bajita, in Villa de Mazo, which was sighted in the late afternoon of yesterday.

According to the first estimates of the technical staff working in the area, It is a sperm whale about 9 meters long and about 10 tons of weight and that he would have been dead for a long time.

It is expected that veterinarians of the ULPGC and Canary Islands Conservation, within the 'Cetacean Strand Network' program of the Government of the Canary Islands, go to the area to perform the necropsy to the animal, as reported by the Cabildo de La Palma.


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