"An Orca whale about five meters long ran aground on the beach of the Mouth of the Whale, in Anchieta, in the south of the Holy Spirit, on the morning of Thursday (14). The animal was spotted by popular passing by and triggered environmental agencies. According to CTA Environment, the whale is alive, but ill.
The animal was spotted around 9:30. It is approximately three meters from the sea and popular online that are in place try to keep him alive throwing buckets of water on the mammal. A sort of ditch is also being opened in the sand for sea water reaches the whale.
The animal is being treated by veterinarians CTA. Teams from the Institute for Research and Rehabilitation of Marine Animals (IPRAM) and a mobile service unit are the location path. The care and treatment of the whale will be done on the beach.
In an interview with The Gazette, the director of the Orca Institute, Lupércio Araujo, said it's the first time in 30 years in the profession that he sees an orca stranding on the coast of the state. "In 30 years working with these animals (marine) is the first time I see an Orca in the state," he said."