Large dolphin, in the bay of La Herradura / Guayacan, Coquimbo, Chile
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No doubts, this is a Risso's dolphin, but what a picture!
I've spent many hours watching Risso's off the coast of Wales when I worked on a small island there; though I never saw one breach more than a bit of porpoising - certainly never so dramatically.
Thanks for the picture; I know a few people here on iSpot will be jealous of such a good sighting and picture - I am!
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Hi Graham, thanks for the kind comments. They are very active here and frequently breach, often many at the same time and in pods up to several hundred strong!
The smile says everything!
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