On January 21, 2011 this calf was rescued and successfully returned to its mother in the wild by a coordinated effort involving NMFS, the Marine Mammal Conservancy, and several staff members from Dolphins Plus.
Wild dolphin populations and marine species worldwide are faced with increasing threats due to human interactions, disease and a variety of environmental stressors. Remember to make sure to properly dispose of all your monofilament fishing gear and teach others to do the same.
If you see any marine species in distress, please immediately notify the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission at 1-888-404-FWCC.
For the complete story, vist the website of Marine Mammal Concervancy.