By Cathy Elelman • 06 March 2020 • 12:18
SAD FIND: Equinac said it was possible the dolphin had been unable to keep up with its pod.
CREDIT: Asociacion Equinac Twitter @Equinac_org
A DEAD dolphin with a broken jaw washed up on a beach in the Cabo de Gata natural park this week.
The Andalucia 112 emergency service alerted the Equinac marine life rescue association after a young man contacted the authorities about the sad find.
Equinac said the creature was extremely thin with signs of weakness. The association put forward the theory it had been unable to keep up with its pod, signs indicating that it had had an interaction with a group of bottle nosed dolphins.
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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.
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