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Dolphin bones found in Indian River Lagoon

Couple finds bones near Melbourne Causeway

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MELBOURNE, Fla. – Large bones found in the Indian River Lagoon have been determined to be from a dolphin, investigators said.

The bones were found Tuesday morning near Indialantic along the Melbourne Causeway.

The discovery was made by a couple who spotted what appeared to be a rib cage sitting in about a foot of water in the river, authorities said.

Indiatlantic police, Brevard County Sheriff's Office and Melbourne police all responded to the scene.