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Dead pregnant dolphin washes ashore at Bohol town village

By: - Correspondent / @leoudtohanINQ
/ 08:07 PM October 29, 2020
A pregnant Fraser’s dolphin was found dead on the shores of Bahi village in Albuquerque town, Bohol province on Wedneday. PHOTO FROM BOHOL ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT OFFICE

A pregnant Fraser’s dolphin was found dead on the shores of Bahi village in Albuquerque town, Bohol province on Wedneday. PHOTO FROM BOHOL ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT OFFICE

TAGBILARAN CITY – A dolphin was found dead in waters off the village of Bahi in Alburquerque town, Bohol province on Wednesday (Oct. 29).

In a post on Facebook, the Bohol Environment Management Office, said villagers found a mature Fraser’s dolphin.

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During necropsy conducted by Dr. Jo Marie Acebes, senior researcher of the National Museum of the Philippines, said the dolphin was pregnant.

The fetus was a male Fraser’s dolphin with a length of 40 centimeters.

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The dolphin was buried in a beach near where it was washed ashore.

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