Mooney Goes Wild Special on Blue Whales and the Bergen whale

14th Apr 2019

IWDG contributed to an interesting radio programme from the Mooney GoesWild Team on blue whales. 

Following on from the mounting of a blue whale in the Natural History Museum, London the story of this blue whale stranded in Co Wexford is told with insights into the ecology of blue whales in the North Atlantic. 

Find link to prrogramme here

https://www.rte.ie/radio1/mooney/programmes/2019/0211/1028850-mooney-goes-wild-monday-11-february-2019/

 Blue whales off the Porcupine SeaBight © Irish Maritime Squadron

 

IWDG also contributed to a show on the Bergen Whale - a Cuvier's beaked whale washed up in Norway with a high number of plastic bags in its stomach 

https://www.rte.ie/radio1/mooney/programmes/2018/0114/932798-mooney-goes-wild-sunday-14-january-2018/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cuvier's beaked whale stranded in Ballyheigue, Co Kerry © Clowie Russell

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