A wayward dolphin that has spent two days in a narrow wetlands channel along the southern California coast was on its way out to the ocean Saturday when it suddenly turned tail and swam back to shallow waters.
A dolphin wandered into a narrow channel in a coastal wetlands on Friday, circling in shallow waters as crowds grew along the banks, TV helicopters flew overhead and marine animal experts considered how to return it to the ocean.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Reuters) - A dolphin who took a wrong turn from the Pacific Ocean into a Southern California wetlands became an unwitting star on Friday when scores of motorists on a nearby busy highway stopped to watch it swim in circles. The 700-pound (317-kg) mammal was discovered on Friday morning in Bolsa Bay, about 30 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles in the Orange ...
On Friday, human spectators scared a confused dolphin into staying in the shallow waters of Orange County?s Bolsa Chica Wetlands, wildlife officials said. On Saturday, it was another group of dolphins that chased the stranded marine animal back into the...
Calif. rescuers hoping dolphin stranded in wetlands finds own way to sea
Wildlife experts are trying to return a healthy dolphin to the ocean after it became stranded by swimming into a narrow wetlands channel along the southern California coast.
A wayward dolphin that made a wrong turn into the Bolsa Chica wetlands may have become spooked by the scores of spectators, buzzing news helicopters and well-intentioned rescuers, a marine biologist involved in the rescue effort said Friday. The 7-foot...
Rescuers on paddle boards had made some progress in coaxing the animal out of the Bolsa Chica preserve in Orange County when it noticed the group of dolphins circling in the water and turned around. On Friday, human spectators scared a confused dolphin into staying in the shallow waters of Orange County's Bolsa Chica Wetlands, wildlife officials said.
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