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Dolphin carcass found near Chilika

12/10/2020 at 9:24 PM

Khallikote, Oct 12: The carcass of a dolphin has been found near a resort at Chilika shoreline in Alpur under Khalikote block in Ganjam district today.

According to reports, some local residents spotted the 5-foot-long dolphin floating on water and informed the forest department officials. On intimation, forest officials rushed to the spot, recovered the carcass and brought it for post-mortem.

The exact cause behind the death of the mammal will be ascertained after post-mortem, said forester Jitendra Kumar Nayak.

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