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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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Curro - Problem child of the Strait of Gibraltar

Curro, probably the most famous pilot whale of the Strait of Gibraltar, got his publicity through a tragic accident.

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The Orca’s Diary

Our orca-sightings from 30th of June until 8th of August

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First sighting of Orcas of the season!

For several days we had heard that there were orcas in the region and that they were stealing the tuna of the local Spanish and Moroccan fishermen. Unfortunately, the weather was not great either. During the daytime the Levante was too strong. It would have been possible to move out with the boat, but returning would have been rather difficult as we would have lost too much time doing a detour. Therefore, we had to wait till the 30th of July for convenient weather conditions and finally were able to announce the first orca-trip we had been waiting for for so long.

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June happenings – sightings and incidents

A summary with pictures of the most interesting happenings in June.

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