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Wild Dolphins Prone to Injury If Fed by Humans

A new study based in Sarasota Bay, Florida, concludes that wild dolphins are more likely to be injured if humans feed them, even through unintentional means like discarding bait. This is the first study that directly links human-related feeding of wild dolphins with increased risks of injury from human interactions such as boat strikes, entanglement in fishing gear or ingestion

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