Why do Whales and Dolphins strand? | WHALEZONE.TV S01 E06

By 02/12/2018WHALEZONE.TV

Hi everyone, welcome to a new episode of WHALEZONE.TV, which is now available on our blog! 

In this episode, Simone talks about the various reasons why Whales and Dolphins strand. These includes accidential reasons but also some techniques that they use to strand on purpose. Watch, learn and enjoy!

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Milou

About Milou

Milou is a Dutch Marine Biologist and Guide at TERRA AZUL since 2010, and everyday works on Data collection for MONICET – The Azores Islands Cetaceans Research & Conservation long-term monitoring project. You can speak English, Dutch, Portuguese and German with her.

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