Dolphin dies on Volusia County shore, Beach Patrol says

Cause of death undetermined


ORMOND BEACH, Fla. – Volusia County Beach Patrol says a dolphin was found stranded on the shore of Ormond Beach on Friday morning.

Marine Mammal Health and Stranding team responded to the report just after 8 a.m.

The dolphin, which was about 6 feet in length, died about two hours later, officials said.

Testing will be done to determine what caused the dolphin's death.

The death comes on the heels of a deadly virus that has been going around the dolphin population.