Wayward Dolphins Following Food Inland, Not To Sea

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

SEA BRIGHT, N.J. (AP) - Wayward dolphins that have been treating
a New Jersey river as their private fishing hole appear to be
heading farther inland instead of back toward the ocean.
About 15 bottlenose dolphins have been in the Shrewsbury River
near Sea Bright, N.J., since mid-June.
They were spotted Tuesday farther inland, on the Navesink River.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration spokeswoman Teri
Frady says she suspects the dolphins are following food and appear
to be fine.
Authorities have not been trying to coax the marine mammals back
downstream to the Atlantic Ocean.
Several boaters have been cited for harassing the dolphins.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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