09.07.2017 – Dziękuję!
Our morning trip was pretty “atlantic-speckled”. We met the small, speedy Atlantic Spotted dolphins again and again on feeding situations. But we had as well a variety of approaches: parrallel swims with Ribeira Brava; wake riding; surfing; bow riding and sharking. Since the tale of a dolphin is in a horizontal position they move normally up and down. The vertical tail fin of a shark allows him to move on one level. If a dolphin shows “sharking” he moves as well on one level, the dorsal fin sticks out and it really looks like a shark would approach. And what else did we have during our beautiful morning trip? Very nice, enthusiastic and interessted guests and Oscar (Dziękuję, Ocsar!) our young guest from Poland, who helped to put the fender out at the end of the trip. And to solve the question why we named today’s blog title like we did: Dziękuję! means Thank you in Polish!
by Fatima Kutzschbach
Sightings of the day:
09.00: Atlantic Spotted dolphins
15.30: Atlantic Spotted dolphins, Bottlenose dolphins, Loogerhead turtle