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Dead dolphin found off the Buenavista coast
A floating object was reported on Monday off the coast of Buenavista. The Local Police, a Guardia Civil helicopter, and the salvage ship Salvamar Alborán were alerted and headed for the location of the sighting. It turned out to be a dead dolphin floating on the surface. What was initially regarded as a giant porpoise, was actually a Cuvier dolphin.


The autopsy is to reveal why the animal died
The autopsy is to reveal why the animal died
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14.02.2017 - The body of the animal was salvaged and taken to the Garachico port.  There, the Centro de Recuperación de la Fauna Silvestre took charge of the body to carry out an autopsy and determine the cause of death.



Gallery: Dead dolphin found off the Buenavista coast
The autopsy is to reveal why the animal died 
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