Watch video: Pod of dolphins spotted in Chennai Besant Nagar beach
Features Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:30
The News Minute| September 13, 2014| 12.00 pm IST Dolphins have been spotted in Chennai beaches like Marina and Neelangarai, a few times in the past, some of the mammals washed ashore due to strong currents. But perhaps for the first time in recent years, someone has spotted a pod of dolphins in a Chennai beach. Evanescence Studios based in the city has uploaded a video on YouTube saying, "We were filming near the broken bridge , Besant nagar for a series on the wildlife of Chennai city , when we had surprise visitors. A pod 0f 20-30 dolphins came very close to the shore. Most people seem to agree that this is the Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins (Sousa plumbea) but it needs to be confirmed".