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Reward of $20,000 offered for information on dolphin killed by multiple gunshots in Louisiana

A $20,000 reward is being offered for information regarding the fatal shooting of a bottlenose dolphin found with gunshot wounds on a Louisiana beach. The young dolphin was discovered on March 13 in Cameron Parish by a beachgoer. The NOAA confirmed the injuries were consistent with being shot by a firearm. The NOAA’s Office of Law Enforcement is leading the investigation into the dolphin’s death. A necropsy revealed multiple bullets in the dolphin’s body, indicating it died from the trauma. The reward is for details leading to a conviction or penalty. Anyone with information should contact the NOAA Enforcement Hotline at (800) 853-1964.


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