Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Body of Bottlenose dolphin washed ashore

A bottle nosed dolphin weighing three tonnes, was washed ashore at Mudiveeranpattinam, near Sitharkottai, on Tuesday.Sources said on a tip off, Wildlife officials rushed to the spot along with a team of veterinarians. The team conducted an autopsy on the spot and buried the carcass later. However, the cause of death of the marine species was not known.

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