dolphin deaths

File photo of a dead dolphin. (credit: WILFREDO SANDOVAL/AFP/Getty Images)

NOAA: Virus Likely Causing Dolphin Deaths

Federal officials say a virus is likely what’s causing hundreds of dead bottlenose dolphins to wash ashore along the East Coast.

08/27/2013

File photo of a dead dolphin. (credit: WILFREDO SANDOVAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-Dolphin Trainer Now Looking Into Mass Die-Off

Once upon a time, he was known as Capt. Bob, the man who trained the dolphins and seals to perform for crowds in Atlantic City. But as he got to know the dolphins, Bob Schoelkopf renounced keeping them in captivity and devoted the rest of his life to rescuing stranded marine mammals. Now the man who once prodded dolphins to jump and wave their fins for crowds is part of a broad scientific effort to determine why dolphins are dying by the hundreds.

08/21/2013

File photo of a dead dolphin. (credit: WILFREDO SANDOVAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Dolphin Deaths Increase to 160 in Virginia

The number of mysterious dolphin deaths has increased to more than 160.

08/20/2013

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