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Report wildlife sightings says conservation society

Tue, 29 May 2012

The first basking shark of the season has been spotted
The first basking shark of the season has been spotted

People in the Isle of Man have been urged to report their wildlife sightings in order to help a local conservation charity.

The Manx Wildlife Trust said the Island is one of the best places in the world to spot marine life but it’s helpful to know where animals are being spotted.

Last week the trust spotted four Minke whales and the first basking shark of the season near to the Calf of Man, while out on a routine survey.

Eleanor Stone from the Wildlife Trust said the public’s support in reporting their sightings was invaluable:

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