More Dolphins Die on Cape Cod

A MMRR volunteer tends to a dolphin. Photo courtesy the International Fund for Animal Welfare.

Cape Cod Today: AJ Cady Senior Program Advisor of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) reported that 3 more dolphins were spotted off Powers Landing in Wellfleet Monday afternoon [January 30]. According to Cady, 2 of the dolphins swam away, but the 3rd beached itself and died shortly after rescue efforts were underway.

Since January 12, there have been 102 strandings, including the dolphin that died today and 3 dead dolphins discovered this weekend. Of that number, 21 were treated and released by IFAW rescue crews. The 21 appear to be doing well, according to Cady.

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