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  • 4/30/2008

Dolphin dies after colliding another one

A dolphin died over the weekend at a Sea World sister park after colliding with another dolphin during a guest interaction program.

About 32 visitors were in the lagoon Saturday afternoon when the two dolphins swam into the deeper center and leapt from the water, Discovery Cove spokeswoman Becca Bides said Monday.

They collided and Shaky, a 30-year-old dolphin, died, she said.

The other dolphin appears to be uninjured but is being monitored.

"This is a very unfortunate and very rare incident," Bides said.

It was the first accidental death of a dolphin since the park opened eight years ago.


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