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Porpoise

Observed: 5th March 2005 By: JonathanWallaceJonathanWallace’s reputation in MammalsJonathanWallace’s reputation in Mammals
harbour porpoise2
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Occasionally we see porpoises off the Northumberland coast. Sadly this one was washed up dead on the shore.

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Harbour porpoise

Showing very well (if you zoom in a bit) the spade-shaped teeth that distinguish porpoises from dolphins - oval in cross-section rather than round.

Gill Sinclair
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