Thursday, December 22, 2005

Bottlenose Calf rescued!

A baby dolphin is at Gulf World in Panama City Beach undergoing health checks.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says a fisherman found the dolphin alive and contacted authorities.

Wildlife officials were able to administer first aid to the dolphin on a sand bar in North Bay. Meanwhile, the Gulf World Marine Park stranding team was rushing to the rescue.
The dolphin is a male Bottle Nosed Dolphin, about four months old and weighs about 85 pounds.

Quick "Facts about Dolphins"