For the second day in a row, the remains of a marine animal were found on Monday afternoon on a beach in the bay of Douarnenez (Finistère).

A walker thus discovered in Plonévez-Porzay (Finistère) the decomposing corpse of an individual belonging to a species which remains to be determined.

The body measures approximately 1m80 and it lacks the tail.

The latter seems to have been cut cleanly, specifies



The Pelagis network solicited

A witness said that the remains of the animal were not present on Saturday.

Specialists from the Pelagis network will be tasked with identifying the species and evacuating the corpse.

This one ran aground on an area of ​​the beach where tide and wind traditionally deposit debris.

The day before, a small dead dolphin had been found on another beach in the town.

His body, however, was intact.

Authorities are asking residents not to approach the body.

A cord made of rope and pebbles was placed around the body.


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