Bottlenose Dolphin Being Cared For At SeaWorld Orlando
SeaWorld Orlando’s Animal Rescue Team is currently providing round the clock care for a 7 foot male bottlenose dolphin who was brought to the SeaWorld Orlando Rehabilitation Center after being found stranded in Florida.
The dolphin arrived at SeaWorld Orlando at 12:15 a.m on Wednesday and SeaWorld’s veterinarians and rescuers began to immediately care for the animal by providing fluids, antibiotics and conducting a complete health assessment.
The team has continued to monitor the dolphin since his arrival to ensure his condition stabilized.
SeaWorld veterinarians say the dolphin is a strong swimmer, a positive sign. The team remains cautiously optimistic at this time, and hopeful the animal will continue to improve.
*If you see an injured marine animal you can help by calling the Florida Marine Mammal Stranding Hotline at 1-888-404-3922.