Little Nipper & His Tiny Flippers

For a site called 2Dolphins, we sometimes seem kinda light on posts about dolphins so I knew I had to share this cute picture that Nanny Karen sent me earlier this week:

Nipper baby dolphin

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This 10-day old baby La Plata river dolphin, suffering from injuries from a fishing net and separated from its mother, was recently rescued on a Uruguayan beach in south-eastern South America. The tiny fellow nicknamed Nipper is being nursed back to health at the NGO Rescate Fauna Marina reserve in Piriapolis, 62 miles east of the capital, Montevideo.

For more photos & info, check out the article on UK Daily Mail.

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