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14 April 2014

Minke whale spotted in Cornwall this weekend

Most of the UK enjoyed balmy temperatures this weekend with large numbers of people hitting the beaches up and down the the country. If you were lucky enough to be in in Cornwall enjoying the luxury cottages UK we offer then you we sure to have seen some wildlife somewhere at some point.

And it wasn't just Easter holidaymakers enjoying the warmth on the coast.

An incredible minke whale was spotted splashing around off the coast of Cornwall, eight miles south of Falmouth harbour, by tourists on a wildlife cruise.

Captain Keith B Leeves said that "it is an absolute privilege to see any type of cetacean, but to be rewarded by a minke whale is one of the most thrilling experiences imaginable, especially this early in the season! We were delighted to catch up with this young baleen whale, and we can't wait to see what other exciting species we can find in the coming weeks.

'All in all, this one of the best trips of the season so far, full of fantastic, breathtaking wildlife. With more and more wildlife arriving daily, and all of us here at AK Wildlife Cruises  are extremely excited for the Easter Period, as we aim to find more glorious cetaceans, out off the wonderful Cornish coast."

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