Five more dead dolphins wash up in Virginia

Posted at 9:40 PM, Aug 15, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-15 21:40:07-04

Five more dead dolphins were found on beaches in the last 24 hours in Virginia

Two were in Norfolk and three on the Eastern Shore.

There have been more than 100 dolphins found dead in Virginia just this year alone.

Dozens more have been found along the east coast.

Earlier this month, NOAA declared an unusual mortality event to further the investigation into what's causing the dolphins to wash up in record numbers.


Update: 13 more dead dolphins wash up in Virginia; Total now at 100 for the year

Dead dolphins washing up on Virginia beaches at an alarming rate

NOAA declares dolphin deaths an “Unusual Mortality Event”