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Dolphin stuck in California wetlands draws a crowd

Damian Dovarganes / AP
A Huntington Beach State lifeguard floats on a paddle board to assess the condition of a wayward dolphin swimming in the Bolsa Chica Wetlands.
A Huntington Beach State lifeguard floats on a paddle board to assess the condition of a wayward dolphin swimming in the Bolsa Chica Wetlands.Alex Gallardo / Reuters

Reuters reports: A dolphin who took a wrong turn from the Pacific Ocean into a Southern California wetlands became an unwitting star on Friday when scores of motorists on a nearby busy highway stopped to watch it swim in circles.

The 700-pound (317-kg) mammal was discovered on Friday morning in Bolsa Bay, about 30 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles in the Orange County community of HuntingtonBeach.

 

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