DINAGAT ISLAND - A baby dolphin died from bullet wounds hours after it was found ashore in Barangay Poblacion, Cagdianao town here Wednesday.
Fisherman Boy Ellar said the dolphin was still alive and breathing when he first spotted it at the shore Wednesday morning.
But the Municipal Agriculture Office declared the 7-foot dolphin dead by Wednesday afternoon.
The Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office facilitated the mammal's burial.
It was unknown how the dolphin sustained gunshot wounds.