Veterinarians Treat Rescued Dolphin

by Veterinary Practice News Editors | June 24, 2015 7:00 am

Last Sunday, a beached dolphin was discovered at Clearwater Beach in Florida. The Clearwater Marine Aquarium retrieved the rough-toothed creature, which is known to live near the northern Gulf of Mexico and Hawaii. The dolphin was subsequently taken to SeaWorld Orlando where a team of veterinarians have been treating it, The St. Petersburg Tribune reports[1].

The dolphin has been quarantined while veterinarians administer antibiotics and fluids. The 7-foot, 200 pound male is very weak and is being closely monitored 24/7.

 

This Father's Day morning, SeaWorld Orlando was called to care for a rough-toothed dolphin found beached on the…

Posted by SeaWorld[2] on Sunday, June 21, 2015[3]

Endnotes:
  1. The St. Petersburg Tribune reports: http://tbo.com/pinellas-county/stranded-dolphin-rescued-from-clearwater-beach-20150621/
  2. SeaWorld: https://www.facebook.com/SeaWorld
  3. Sunday, June 21, 2015: https://www.facebook.com/SeaWorld/posts/10153942461147565:0

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