When excavations took place in caves near Dungarvan, bones found were later positively identified as those of Reindeer and were thought to be common here in prehistoric times. However, it was not known then, that they could fly at a certain time each year!!
Rabbits showing the signs of the viral infection Myxomatosis, have recently been reported from near Dungarvan and Killure, just south of Waterford City.
A rare Sperm Whale expired at the Cunnigar Spit in Dungarvan on the 19th. August.
Image ack.to Lorna Siggins/Irish Times
Another Chipmunk recently seen near the Master McGrath Monument on the Dungarvan – Lismore road. This was probably released as an unwanted pet to add to the list of invasive species of Waterford.