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Scientists Explore Cause of Dolphin Deaths

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Scientists Explore Cause of Dolphin Deaths

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Scientists Explore Cause of Dolphin Deaths

Scientists Explore Cause of Dolphin Deaths

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Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are trying to figure out what's been causing recent deaths of bottlenose dolphins. Elizabeth Shogren joins the scientists on an expedition near Charleston, S.C. They capture dolphins and subject them to grueling physical exams.

Audio recording of the dolphin examination was authorized by National Marine Fisheries Service Permit 998-1678-01.

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