“The Defra-funded Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme has reported an average of 500 incidents, involving up to 20 species, each year since its inception in 1990.” (

‘C-SIP’ officers provide stranded cetaceans with a hot analgesic drink.


“Devon and Cornwall Police [are investigating] an incident where up to 25 small vessels reportedly harassed a pod of bottlenose dolphins in Camel Estuary on Saturday” (

Got a bit bored, took some boats out, couldn’t find the camels, bothered some mad-looking fish instead?