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Rescuers Save 7 Beached Dolphins in Baja California

New Europe
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December 9, 2015



Last month, young tourists volunteered to salvage around 10 dolphins stranded at La Paz Bay, Baja California Sur. (New China TV)

Mexican environmental authorities say they were able to lead seven beached dolphins back to sea but 16 others died on the beaches of the Baja California peninsula.

Mexico’s environmental protection agency says 21 were rough-toothed dolphins and two were common dolphins.

The agency said Tuesday that the mass beaching occurred the previous day at San Lazaro Beach on the Pacific coast along 1.2 kilometers (0.75 miles) of the beach.

It said local fishermen and coastal watch activists helped save seven of the dolphins, despite strong wind and waves.

Most of the others were buried near the beach, but three dead dolphins were taken to a local university for tests to see why the mass beaching occurred.

There was no immediate evidence of any entanglement in fishing gear.

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  Check out Deep Blue Conservancy

  Check out Ecological Group of Costa Verde

  Check out The Western Ecological Society

  Check out Association for Environmental Unity in Mexico


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