WATCH: Florida officer rescues dolphin trapped in fishing net

Video shows a Miami-Dade police officer rescuing a dolphin trapped in a fishing net in the Shorecrest area. 

The bodycam footage is from December 10.

The Miami-Dade Police Department posted the footage showing Officer Nelson Silva from the Marine Patrol Unit responding to a call of a dolphin in distress, they said. 

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"I got you buddy," he says.

Silva is seen locating the dolphin and working patiently to cut away a fishing net to free the animal, injuring his hand in the process.

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