Over 100 dolphins washed ashore in northern Philippines

February 10th, 2009 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS  

Manila, Feb 10 (Xinhua) More than 100 dolphins were found stranded at the coast of a northern Philippine town early Tuesday, the local media reported.

Bataan provincial governor Enrique Garcia Jr. said in a radio interview that at least three dolphins might have died. The stranded dolphins were found in Pilar town of the province.

Garcia said the local residents tried to push the dolphins back into the water, while he had informed the coast guard and the fisheries and aquatic resources authority to start a rescue operation.

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