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Dolphin carcass found near Chilika in Odisha’s Puri

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Puri: Carcass of a bottlenose dolphin was found near Chilika lake in Arakhakuda area under Brahmagiri block of Odisha’s Puri district today.

The carcass, around 7 feet in length and 150 kg in weight, was recovered by Forest Department officials, who reached the spot after being informed by locals.

The dead dolphin will be under the custody of Forest officials till tomorrow. A veterinary surgeon from Krushnaprasad here is scheduled to reach the place tomorrow and conduct post-mortem of the carcass.

Notably, this is the fourth incident of recovery of dolphin carcass from Chilika this year and second such instance during this month.