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2 dead dolphins found with bullet wounds in Florida


February 12, 2020

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Two dolphins have been found with gruesome and life-ending injuries along Florida's Gulf coast in recent weeks, and federal authorities are offering a reward of up to $20,000 to help solve the case.

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, one dolphin was discovered dead in waters off Naples in southwest Florida late last week. Officials said the animal had received bullet, or stab wounds — or possibly both.

Also last week, the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge found a dolphin wi...

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