Dolphins dead on Porto Santo

Dolphins dead on Porto Santo

dolphins dead on Porto SantoThe Diario reports that three dolphins have been found dead on the beach in Porto Santo. The animals were found this morning on the beach near the restaurant ‘O Calhetas’, in the Calheta area, at 8:30am
The local maritime police took care of the occurrence and the removal of the animals. They are now at the harbour in Porto Santo,  and will be sent to the Whale Museum in Caniçal on Madeira
The three dolphins are expected to weigh about 600 kg in total. As for size, the Diario believes that one was 2.63 metres, another was 2.95 metres and the third about 2.83 metres in length. They are reported to be two females and one male.

 

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