A melon-headed whale calf with an approximate length of 1.50 meters has been stranded on or around 4:57 p.m. yesterday, along the shoreline of Sitio Magbangon, Brgy. Tinag-an, Albuera, Leyte.
According to the responders, the said marine mammal is still physically unstable and has wounds on its dorsal fin and tail fluke.
It is currently at the Ormoc City Fisheries Office Rehabilitation Facility for proper care and rehabilitation.
--------Calling all first responders, marine mammal care specialists and PMMSN(#PhilippineMarineMammalStrandingNetwork) for assistance. For further information, please call PFO Leyte Staff ,Yasmin San Jose at 09369347756. Let us all be one on saving this marine mammal. Damo nga salamat! ---------