By: Chao Li-yen and S.C. Chang
Taipei, Oct. 30 (CNA) A dolphin found grounded on a beach in Da’an District in
Taichung has been rescued by the Taiwan Cetacean Society and other experts who were called in to help.
Coast Guard officials said they received a call at 1:30 p.m. that a 150-cm dolphin was stranded on the beach. After initial checks revealed several bruises on its belly, Cetacean Society staff were asked to help.
Society officials said the bruises might have been caused while the dolphin hit reefs near the coast.
Conservation expert Chiu Shu-min (邱淑敏) suggested that the dolphin remain on the beach before more has been known about its injuries and reasons for its grounding have been determined. [FULL STORY]