Here we go again!

From July 1st on we will sail out again to the whales and dolphins. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon and wish you already now a relaxing holiday. You will find information about the necessary hygiene and safety measures under observation tours.

See you soon in Tarifa, Katharina Heyer and the firmm team

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Three sisters from Switzerland in Tarifa

We have known Katharina Heyer for at least 40 years. After having lost contact 20 years ago, we coincidentally “found” her again through a documentary (Die Walfrau von Gibraltar) on Swiss television.

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The season 2011 – a short retrospect

A short retrospect of the highlights of the season 2011 with lots of pictures.

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New wounded pilot whales in the Strait of Gibraltar

A downside to the strong shipping traffic in the Street of Gibraltar is the wounds which some of the animals have to suffer from.

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El Corte Inglés

1000 school-children with firmm in El Corte Inglés

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Orca diary – Part 2

Our orca sightings from august 15 until october 23

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Mondrino Part 4

Part 4 of our serial about the encounter with Mondrino and her calves, by Anneke Polenski.

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Mondrino part 3

Part 3 of our serial about the encounter with Mondrino and her calves, by Bernd-Uwe Krause.

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Mondrino Part 2

Report of the course participants, the family Steiner with Noa, Samuel, Claudia and Daniel.

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Flying fish have a choice

Flying fish can choose whether they prefer to be eaten by dolphins or birds.

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Mondrino part 1 - Maternal Instinct

Many of you have maybe seen in documentary films how a duck protects her chicks against the approaching fox: she pretends having one wing broken and this way manages to detract the fox from her chicks.

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