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WATCH: Rare dolphins diving off Cornish coast

WATCH: Rare dolphins diving off Cornish coast

Published by Emma Carton at 8:19am 21st May 2018. (Updated at 10:09am 21st May 2018)

Rare dolphins filmed diving and and swimming off Cornwall

This is the magical moment rare dolphins were filmed diving and swimming off Cornwall.

Ian Boreham managed to zoom-in and capture around 11 Risso's on camera at St Agnes.

He says the creatures were also spotted at Perranporth, Newquay, and Mawgan Porth in the space of three hours.

Ian told Pirate FM they came with 150m of the shore: "Exciting sighting of 11, possibly more, Risso's dolphins at St Agnes.

"The males are ones which are virtually white and they are about the size of bottle nosed dolphins with tall dorsal fins.

"They are rather less frequent visitors to our shores as they usually live further out in deep water".

This is one video that is definitely worth a watch!

 

 

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