‘Sentinel’ Dolphins Die in Brazil Bay. Some Worry a Way of Life Has, Too.

Something ominous was happening in the turquoise waters of Sepetiba Bay, a booming port outside Rio de Janeiro. Beginning late last year, fishermen were coming across the scarred and emaciated carcasses of dolphins, sometimes five a day, bobbing up to the surface.

New York Times

Last updated on 05 April 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Brazil
Region: 
South & Central America & The Caribbean
Species: 
Cephalorhynchus commersonii
Species group: 
Marine mammals
CMS tags: 
disease