Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

Killer Whales Spotted

news-logo.jpg
Submit this page to reddit

6:01am 6th December 2011

Killer whales have been spotted off the Cornish coast.

The mother and calf have been seen off Trevose head near Padstow.

Ocean expert Dom Clarke was walking the dog when he saw them. He told Pirate FM, "The calf popped up behind so I assumed it was the mother and calf killer whales. It was amazing to see because we get a lot of things coming past the headland in the form of birds. But never whales like that. It was kind of a rare spot. I was just gutted it was just me and this chap and I couldn't share it with more people. I was even more livid I didn't have a camera with me to take a picture because it was absolutely amazing."

6:01am 6th December 2011

Share This Story

Submit this page to reddit
some great deals from pirate fm
Suggested articles
humpback whale

WATCH: Whale spotted off the coast of Newquay

Ian Boreham managed to film the magic moment

Trending
penzance train fire

WATCH: Fire at Penzance train station

Smoke and flames were seen billowing...

Top articles

WATCH: Cornwall set to be hotter than Barcelona

Cornwall News: A mini heatwave is sweeping across the UK...

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

PM immigration policies viewed in Whitehall as 'almost like Nazi Germany'

National News: The Prime Minister's pursuit of a "hostile environment" for illegal immigrants in Britain was seen in Whitehall as "almost reminiscent of Nazi Germany", the former chief of the civil service has claimed.

UPDATE: Body found on popular Cornish beach

Cornwall News: Police say death at Watergate Bay 'isn't suspicious'

David Copperfield forced to reveal secret of vanishing trick as he is sued by British audience member

Showbiz News: Magician David Copperfield has been forced to reveal the secret of one of his signature tricks after being sued by an injured British audience member.

David Copperfield forced to reveal secret of vanishing trick as he is sued by British audience member

World News: Magician David Copperfield has been forced to reveal the secret of one of his signature tricks after being sued by an injured British audience member.

FIFA dismiss Rhian Brewster's claim of racism during England's U17 World Cup final

Sports News: FIFA has dismissed a claim by Rhian Brewster that England team-mate Morgan Gibbs-White was racially abused by a Spanish player during the Under-17 World Cup final.

Asda slip-up sees shopper charged £930.11 for one banana

Strange News: Asda has apologised after one of its shoppers was charged £930.11 for a single banana.

Newer article

Disabled Woman's Fight for Compensation

Cornwall News: Saltash woman left with brain damage after op as baby

Older article

Pirate Extra Pirate 70s Escape LoveCornwall