Ask Outer Banks visitors and residents alike to name their favorite local species of wild animal and it is almost certain to prompt two responses that far outnumber all the rest combined: the fabled wild ponies that roam Currituck County and the beloved dolphins that call the sounds and coastal waters of the Outer Banks home.
Rescuers are still trying to save a dolphin that is stranded on the Edisto River. Last Wednesday, two locals spotted two dolphins stranded near Londes Landing. On Sunday, they placed a call to NOAA to report the dolphins were in danger.
The Irrawaddy dolphin, considered sacred to many people in Cambodia and Laos, is at high risk of dying out altogether.
Scientists are crossing their fingers that Perth's newest dolphin calf will make it to adulthood.
BY JASON THOMPSON Gulf Breeze News firstname.lastname@example.org The Gulf Breeze Dolphins got its final warmup in before next week?s season opener in a scrimmage at Fort Walton put on the Emerald Coast Officials Association Friday. read more
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