FWC and partners rescue a dolphin calf entangled in marine debris

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(Clearwater, Fla.) - A bottlenose dolphin calf is now safely swimming with her mom after rescuers freed her from life-threatening plastic debris and fishing lines caught around her body.

Rescuers from multiple agencies came together to capture and disentangle a dolphin calf near clearwater.

The calf did not sustain any injures and was released after the disentanglement.

To report entangled, injured or dead marine mammals in Florida waters, please call our Wildlife Alert hotline at 888-404-3922.

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