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young Humpback Whale, Megaptera
novaengliae, found stranded off the
shore in Dunstaffnage
& Bute, west Scotland, made it back out into the Firth
of Lorne under its own efforts.
Man o' War at Maenporth
by Austen Osborne
of juvenile Portuguese Man o' War, Physalia
physalis, have been discovered at several locations between the
on Cornish shores. The juveniles are attached
like sea anemones and lack the long venomous tentacles of the adults. I
bet they can still give off a painful sting though.
Portuguese Man o'War
novaengliae, was seen from the ferry
from Dover to Dunkirk.
vagrant adult Black-browed Albatross,
melanophris, showed for six minutes
flying above the rough sea off Lizard
Killer Whale, Orcinus
orca, "John Coe" was
spotted clearly off Chanonry
Point on the Moray
Firth, and off the beaten track for this West
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