An unusually high number of bottlenose dolphins are dying off the East Coast this summer, the deadliest period for the sea mammals since a virus killed off more than 700 in the late 1980s, federal officials said Thursday.
This summer we've seen an unusual amount of sharks at the beach. But, we've also seen a bunch of dolphins, whales and other aquatic sightings very close to the shoreline. Why? Find out, and check out some amazing shots after the jump!
No one wants to think of Flipper being left on his own to die of starvation, but that’s exactly what can happen if a group of 4 dolphins…which made its way into the Navesink…just like a previous group of 12 did 4 years ago.
The reason some of the other group died…NOAA officials refused to let concerned citizens chase them out into the open waters where they would probably have thrived...