Cash reward offered for information about dead dolphin riddled with bullets

A $20,000 reward is being offered for information on the cruel killing of a young bottlenose dolphin, which was discovered riddled with bullet holes.

On March 13, a partner of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration received a report that a dead dolphin, which had been shot numerous times, had been found on West Mae’s Beach in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.

A necropsy, or animal autopsy, revealed “multiple bullets lodged in the carcass, including in the brain, spinal cord, and heart of the dolphin,” according to an NOAA report.

Officials determined that the dolphin appeared to have died of trauma which occurred “at or near the time of death.”

The NOAA’s law enforcement department is investigating the death and offering the reward for information leading to the criminal conviction or assessment of civil penalty for the dolphin
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