10 more dolphins strand in Mass.
BOSTON—Another spate of dolphin strandings hits Cape Cod.
The International Fund for Animal Welfare said 10 common dolphins beached early this week, but its rescue team was able to release nine of them into Nantucket Sound. One had to be euthanized.
The rescue group was also able to stop six dolphins from stranding Monday by herding them back into Cape Cod Bay.
A total of 208 common dolphins was have now stranded on the Cape this year, well above the annual average of 38.
The week's strandings started with four animals on Monday: one in Wellfleet, three in Brewster. On Tuesday, two more dolphins stranded in Wellfleet and three in Brewster.
The animal that had to be euthanized was found injured in Orleans on Tuesday.