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Another story from the BBC, this time looking at tourism in Scotland.  It is interesting to me because many of our family live in and around Aberdeen and I must confess I hadn’t considered that dolphins might be a big drawcard in that area – even in the middle of summer I would hesitate to go in the sea there.  However, it appears that at least 17000 people disagree with me:

Aberdeen University researchers examined what impact bottlenose dolphins off the country’s east coast had on the tourism sector.  They found dolphin-watching was a major reason behind 52,200 overnight trips to the area.  A total of 17,100 people said that seeing the creatures was the main reason for their trip.

 

Posted Thursday 7 October 2010 by arapito in Uncategorized

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