What is a Portuguese Man o’ War?

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If you want to get in touch with nature, Tenerife is the best place and Whale Watch Tenerife is the adventure for you!

In fact during our whale watching tours in Tenerife we have the opportunity to observe an incredible amount of wild life, whales, dolphins , sea birds, including the beautiful Portuguese Man o’War.

The Man o’ War (Physalia physalis) also known as a Bluebottle, is often called a jellyfish, but is actually ...

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Did you kow? 10 most insteresting facts about Bottlenose dolphins

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  1. Bottlenose dolphins are super swimmers, gliding through the water using their curved dorsal fin on their back, a powerful tail and pointed flippers. They can reach speeds over 30km an hour and dive as deep as 250m below the surface!
  1. Dolphins are born with hairs on their snout, like cat’s whiskar.
  2. Dolphin’s milk has a creamy withe color and contains approximately 66-77% water, 10-30% fat and 8-11% protein. ...
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Why the Canary Islands are one of the best places in the world to do whale watching?

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The Canary Islands chain is one of a group of five situated in the central Altantic Ocean. The others are the Azores, Madeira, the Savage Islands (part of the Madeira Autonomous Region) and Cape Verde. Collectively, they are known as Macaronesia, which is Greek for “islands of the fortunate”.

Tenerife, the biggest island of the Canary archipelago, is one of the best places in the world for biodiversity in its waters ...

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Rare White Spotted Dolphin

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Staff and guests were excited to observe a white Atlantic Spotted dolphin this morning. Traveling within a group of several hundred Spotted dolphins the all white colour of the dolphin was very distinct. This is the first time we have seen this dolphin – a colleague has shared information of such a sighting in the Azores Islands to the north of the Canary Islands.

This is not an albino dolphin, but most likely the result of a leucism, where pigment ...

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False Killer Whales

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A pod of False Killer whales was encountered on today’s whale watching tours. While exploring Costa Adeje today we managed to observe these rare cetacean visitors to Tenerife! The False Killer whales were very active and inquisitive with our whale watching tour boat, making close passes and investigating the boat. Captain John was quick to grab the GoPro underwater video camera and caught some amazing video of these amazing cetaceans as they swam around our idle boat.

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Blue Shark!

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A Blue Shark appeared in the deep blue ocean off of Costa Adeje today on our whale watching tour. The boat was sitting idly with the engines off as we had the hydrophone in the water to listen to the chatter of the whales and dolphins. The Blue shark seemed very inquisitive as it made several close passes to the boat and investigated our hydrophone. Captain John was quick to get the GoPro into the water and capture this beautiful ...

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