Whale that washed ashore in Quarteira is "in part uncertain"

«Apparently», animal is dead

The 12-metre whale, which washed ashore this Saturday, December 21, in Quarteira, returned to the sea, dragged by the swell, and is "in part uncertain".

Ao Sul Informação, Rocha Pacheco, commander of the Southern Maritime Zone, said that, by all indications, "the animal is dead".

“The whale was sighted around 9:00 am. We were there, as well as elements of the Institute for the Conservation of Nature and Forests and Zoomarine, but in the meantime, the sea took it away and now it is in an uncertain part», he added.

Therefore, searches are underway to find the whale. The work "will continue in the afternoon", guaranteed Rocha Pacheco.