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Marine mammals' deaths investigated

Disease and sonar are possible culprits, a federal official says

By Gary T. Kubota

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 02, 2014

~~<p>Federal officials plan to conduct necropsies on two dolphins found dead of no apparent causes within a week.</p>
<p>A melon-headed whale was discovered dead in waters near Flat Island off Kai&shy;lua on Friday morning, and a dead short-finned pilot whale was found in waters near the shoreline on North Kauai on July 25.</p>
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Federal officials plan to conduct necropsies on two dolphins found dead of no apparent causes within a week.

A melon-headed whale was discovered dead in waters near Flat Island off Kai­lua on Friday morning, and a dead short-finned pilot whale was found in waters near the shoreline on North Kauai on July 25. Login for more...



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