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Orphaned dolphin finds a new temporary pod at IMMS

An orphaned dolphin discovered in Gulfport has found a new pod, at least a temporary one. Researchers at IMMS give us an update on how they and veterinarians are nursing the juvenile dolphin back to good health.…

IMMS and MSU veterinarians work to save dolphin

So far, so good but researchers and care takers at the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies, as well as workers with Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine have their hands full caring for a young male…

Dead dolphin washes ashore in Harrison County

This morning, WXXV’s Kristen Anzuini found a dead dolphin that washed ashore on the beach in Harrison County. The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies has picked up the dolphin and they will be running tests on it. IMMS says they…

Second rare dolphin species rescued in Gulf

For the second time this month, the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies in Gulfport is rehabilitating a rare dolphin species to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Just last week, a rough-toothed dolphin was rescued in Biloxi and now a pantropical spotted…

[Disturbing images] Dolphin death under investigation

A dead dolphin found washed up on Deer Island last Tuesday is being investigated. According to Moby Solangi with the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies, the dolphin was severely decomposed when found last week. Following a necropsy, they found the…

Reward increased for dolphin shot and killed

Authorities are now offering $11,500 for any information on who shot and killed a pregnant dolphin in Waveland in April. The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies found the bottlenose dolphin and froze the body until a complete necropsy could be…

Forty seventh dead dolphin found on Gulf Coast

Nearly 50 dolphins have washed up dead on the Gulf Coast this year. That number is concerning scientists at the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies. The 47th dead dolphin was found this morning east of Fort Maurepas Pier in Ocean…

Dead dolphin washed ashore in Biloxi

A dead dolphin washed ashore on Biloxi Beach Tuesday evening. The Institute for Marine Mammals Studies responded to the call of the dolphin that was found dead on the beach by Debuys Road and upon arrival the dolphin was already…

Dolphin stranded in Jackson County dies

The dolphin that has been stranded in Jackson County the last two weeks has died after being stuck in water not conducive for its health. Dr. Moby Solangi with the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies confirmed the dolphin died from…

Dolphin still stranded in Jackson County

The dolphin stranded in Jackson County still has not found its way back to sea. The dolphin has been trapped in Old Fort Bayou in Jackson County since last Wednesday. The problem is the dolphin is swimming in freshwater and…

Stranded Dolphin Freed From Simmons Bayou in Ocean Springs

A dolphin stranded for several weeks in Simmons Bayou in Ocean Springs has finally made its way back to the Gulf. News 25’s Kristen Durand met with rescuers as they returned from the mission. There were high fives all around…