WATCH: Dead dolphin washes up on Almeria beach

SAD SIGHT: The creature’s corpse appeared mid-afternoon when the beach was packed. CREDIT: Equinac Facebook

A DEAD dolphin washed up on the Zapillo beach in Almeria city on Tuesday.

A lifeguard noticed the body of the two-metre long creature mid-afternoon when the beach was packed with sunbathers.

They alerted the emergency services, who in turn reported the situation to Maritime Rescue and the Equinac marine life rescue association.

Equinac reported on its Facebook page that the dolphin was a young male and that there were signs of shark bites on the corpse.

The body was removed by the Almeria City Council cleaning services.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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