|Published:||Jun 14, 2013 3:40 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Jun 14, 2013 3:40 PM EDT|
ORLANDO- SeaWorld Orlando's Animal Rescue team rescued an adult male bottlenose dolphin that was found stranded in shallow water in the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.
The dolphin appeared thin, weighing only 350 pounds and measures eight feet long.
It's not known at this time why the dolphin was stranded. Its condition is considered very critical.
At SeaWorld's marine mammal medical facility, the dolphin is currently in stable condition and he has started eating.
If you see injured marine animal, you can help by calling the FWC hotline at 1(888) 404-3922 or by dialing *FWC on a cellular device.
(Video courtesy of SeaWorld)
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