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More than 100 dolphins beached in Cape Cod

More than 100 dolphins beached in Cape Cod

More than 100 Dolphins Beached in Cape Cod Posted Tue, Feb 7, 2012 by RProkop to cape cod , dolphins , mass strandings , massachusetts © Oceana/Jesus Renedo More than 100 dolphins have beached themselves in Cape Cod, Massachusetts this winter, and no one knows why. In the northeastern United States, it’s normal for about 230 animals to beach themselves over the course of a year. But this year, 129 common dolphins have been found on Cape Cod beaches in the past month . Examinations of the dolphins haven’t found any sign of illness or injury, adding to the mystery. Beaching or “stranding” happens when an animal gets trapped in shallow water and can’t swim back out to the ocean. This can be caused by disorientation from an unfamiliar landscape, loud noises, illness, or more. Because dolphins form strong bonds, they may follow each other and become stranded in groups. One fact...

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