I may have to get some help with this one. If you have another shot that
shows the underside a bit better and could get an idea of the number and
shape of teeth (if there were any) that would help, but I'll probably have
to call a few people to check. You are right about the age. This appears
to be very young (if not a still birth). A wild guess would be an animal
called Fraser's Dolphin. This animal is pretty widely distributed (but to
be honest I am not sure has a range around the Seychelles), but given the
color pattern (or lack thereof) this was my first thought. False killer
whale might be another possibility.
I'll see what I can dig up.
From: Richard Pearce [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Monday, June 02, 2003 4:56 PM
To: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Unknown Whale/Dolphin
Dear Mr Early,
My parents while on holiday in the Seycheles came accross this small baby?
whale that had been stranded. It appeared to have died.
They alerted the local authorities who told them to let the tide take it
We have been trying to guess what species it was can you tell us by these
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