This photo taken on February 7 and provided by the Observatoire Pelagis shows dead dolphins lined up in La Tremblade on the Atlantic coast, western France. Photo: AP

Gruesome mystery as 1,100 dead dolphins, many mutilated and finless, wash ashore in France this year

  • Industrial fishing is believed to be to blame, but the exact reason for the massive spike in dolphin deaths is unknown
  • In just three months, 2019 has already recorded the highest annual dolphin death toll in French waters in 40 years
Topic |   Conservation

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This photo taken on February 7 and provided by the Observatoire Pelagis shows dead dolphins lined up in La Tremblade on the Atlantic coast, western France. Photo: AP
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