VIDEO: Rescued Bottlenose Dolphin Being Cared For At SeaWorld Orlando’s Rehabilitation Center

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ABOVE VIDEO:  SeaWorld Orlando’s Animal Rescue Team is currently providing round-the-clock care for a 7-foot, 205-pound male bottlenose dolphin who was brought to the SeaWorld Orlando Rehabilitation Center after being found stranded in Sanibel, Florida.

ORLANDO, FLORIDA – SeaWorld Orlando’s Animal Rescue Team is currently providing round-the-clock care for a 7-foot, 205-pound male bottlenose dolphin who was brought to the SeaWorld Orlando Rehabilitation Center after being found stranded in Sanibel, 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 he arrived at SeaWorld Orlando 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.

SeaWorld Orlando’s Animal Rescue Team is on call 24/7 to save and care for injured, orphaned or ill animals.

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In collaboration with the government and other members of accredited stranding networks, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment operates one of the world’s most respected programs to rescue ill and injured marine animals, with the goal to rehabilitate and return to the ocean.

SeaWorld animal experts have helped more than 29,000 animals in need – ill, injured, orphaned and abandoned – for more than five decades.

If you see an injured marine animal, you can help by calling the Florida Marine Mammal Stranding Hotline at 1-888-404-3922.

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SeaWorld Orlando’s Animal Rescue Team is currently providing round-the-clock care for a 7-foot, 205-pound male bottlenose dolphin who was brought to the SeaWorld Orlando Rehabilitation Center after being found stranded in Sanibel, Florida. (SeaWorld Orlando Image)

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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. (SeaWorld Orlando Image)

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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. (SeaWorld Orlando Image)

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ABOVE MAP: SeaWorld Orlando’s Animal Rescue Team is currently providing round-the-clock care for a 7-foot, 205-pound male bottlenose dolphin who was brought to the SeaWorld Orlando Rehabilitation Center after being found stranded in Sanibel, Florida.


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