Cornwall news Jet skiers' close encounter with minke whale captured on camera UK news

MetiNews.Com - They are usually difficult to spot due to their size

Cornwall news Jet skiers' close encounter with minke whale captured on camera UK news

MetiNews.Com - They are usually difficult to spot due to their size

Cornwall news  Jet skiers' close encounter with minke whale captured on camera UK news
17 September 2020 - 11:48

Breaking News ! Lucky jet skiers have been left in awe after they spotted a minke whale off the coast of Cornwall. The majestic mammal was spotted at Carlyon Bay, near St Austell, yesterday. Cornwall Waverunner Safaris captured the incredible moment on camera and said how magical the ocean is. "Today we had the pleasure of a minke whale while on our ultimate safari," they wrote on their Facebook page. "We are open throughout September and October book online to join us on the ocean." Minke whales are often difficult to spot due to their size -they are the smallest of the rorquals (baleen whales).

. About minke whales Minke whale vocalisations can be as loud as 150 decibels - that’s the same as a jet plane taking off! Look our for the distinctive white "armbands" on the pectoral fins (front flippers). They are found throughout the oceans of the Northern Hemisphere. They are markedly smaller than the other baleen whales found in UK seas An adult can grow 7-9m in length. Information supplied by The Wildlife Trusts There have been several sightings of minke whales this summer, including off the coast of Falmouth in June.

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Cornwall news Jet skiers' close encounter with minke whale captured on camera UK news


Cornwall news Jet skiers' close encounter with minke whale captured on camera UK news


Cornwall news Jet skiers' close encounter with minke whale captured on camera UK news


Cornwall news Jet skiers' close encounter with minke whale captured on camera UK news

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