Police rescue dolphin on Durban beach

2010-07-05 12:29

A dolphin has been rescued by police on a beach in Durban while

struggling to get back to the sea.

“Police were patrolling on the harbour (yesterday) when they

spotted a dolphin on the sea-shore,” said Lieutenant-Colonel Vincent


“They discovered that the dolphin was struggling to get back to the

water and called for assistance,” he said.

Mdunge said police shaded the dolphin to protect it from the sun

while waiting for the help of a KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife expert, a vet and two

dolphin experts from uShaka Marine World.

They confirmed that the dolphin had been washed ashore and everyone

helped to lift it and carry it back to the sea, said Mdunge.


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