95 false killer whales, large members of the dolphin family, have stranded along Hog Key in the Florida Everglades this weekend. Attempts were made to try and herd the animals back out into deeper water but 82 have died and 13 are unaccounted for. To date, it is the…
On July 24, 2013 NOAA declared the mass die-off of bottlenose dolphins in Florida's Indian River Lagoon an "Unusual Mortality Event" – UME. This declaration will send federal resources and scientists to help teams already on the ground.
The largest stranding of a single species on record in the Northeast Region of the U.S. is taking place right now. As of today, 129 common and Atlantic white sided dolphins stranded on Cape Cod beaches. International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) reported that with