Great must have been the astonishment of some sailors who sailed in the waters of the Egadi Islands when two days ago found themselves in front of three whales in the Mediterranean just a few meters from their boat.
The specimens, long in the tens of meters are spuntanti from the depths to take the air, surf a little on the water and then back down with their typical fin movement dive.
Tourists have therefore warned the Coast Guard that came on the scene and escorted cetaceans off levanzo where they then continued their course undisturbed in the waters of the Mediterranean.
Whale watching in the Mediterranean, but especially in the waters of the Egadi Islands is a rare event that this did not fail to raise curiosity and interest by confirming, in fact, that the establishment of the Egadi Islands Marine Reserve is contributing to the allocation of different marine species to secure relief.
In fact, sightings of dolphins in the waters between Favignana, Levanzo and Marettimo have become quite common , as well as the discovery of common type of turtle Caretta Caretta. This type of ripolamento marine biodiversity as well as creating an interesting, from the point of view of tourism can be a lever to push the government to an eco-tourism policy in order to preserve the animal species and offer tourists a naturalistic vision difficult to find in other Italian resorts.
The whale of Favignana is therefore a positive sign and a good omen for tourism compatible with the environment and that, indeed, from the protection of the environment derives precisely its strength.
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