Fungie has never disappeared like this, say boaters

Fungie has never disappeared like this, say boaters
Fungie has never disappeared like this, say boaters
The search for the popular dolphin Fungie continued in Co Kerry, where the famous marine mammal has been missing for five days.

Concern for the welfare of Fungie, ubiquitous since 1983 at the mouth of Dingle Harbor, is growing.

Yesterday, up to six boats continued to search for the wild dolphin, expanding the area to a 12 km stretch of sea along the west coast of Kerry.

Boaters told RTÉ that it was extremely unusual for Fungie to have left the port mouth during this time.

They said that in the past they had to look for him for five to six hours at the most. The dolphin has been missing since Tuesday.

He may have been sighted by a fishing boat early Thursday morning, but no further sightings have been reported.

Fungie, a wild bottlenose dolphin, first came to Dingle in 1983. His friendly manner and eagerness to interact with people helped make Dingle a major tourist destination, with people coming from far and wide to see the lively dolphin.

Concern is growing in the town of Dingle, where many locals rely on the dolphin-generated tourism spin-off.

Up to 12 boats go daily with over 50 employees. The trips also generate significant visitor numbers for restaurants, pubs, souvenir shops, hotels and guest houses.

Dingle boaters will still look for Funghie today.

These were the details of the news Fungie has never disappeared like this, say boaters for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.

It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at de24.news and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.

PREV Al-Ahly achieves 5 fantastic numbers after reaching the African Champions League...
NEXT Egypt .. The President of the Commercial International Bank steps down,...