A whale, an orca, and this time? An “unusual aquatic animal” was observed on Tuesday August 2 in the Seine, according to the Eure prefecture, which indicates that its identification “is still in progress”. The animal is of medium build and “is currently evolving in a shallow area”, explains the prefecture, which awaits its identification during the day.
It is the French Office for Biodiversity (OFB) which is responsible for identifying the animal, with the assistance of the Departmental Fire and Rescue Service (SDIS) of Eure and the Departmental Directorate of Protection. of Populations (DDPP).
A dolphin ?
According to the newspaper Paris Normandywho interviewed witnesses, it could be a dolphin.
The prefecture asks residents not to try to approach the animal in order to optimize its chances of survival, avoiding increasing its confusion. The sector has been placed under surveillance in order to follow the evolution of the situation.