August 3, 2008

Six Shark Are Tagged

SIX basking sharks have been tagged off the coast of Donegal.

The creatures were spotted swimming in the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean and were filmed by an RTE crew.

Dr Simon Berrow of the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group, guided by local wildlife ranger Emmett Johnston, also observed the huge fish.

People have been asked to report any further sighting to Emmett on 087 286 7055.

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