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Deputies rescue stranded dolphin in Matlacha Pass

Posted at 7:48 AM, Sep 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-24 07:48:46-04

MATLACHA, Fla. -- Lee County deputies say they were able to save a dolphin in Matlacha Pass.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office shared a video from their helicopter on the agency's Facebook page.

It appears that the animal was stuck in a sandy part of the pass.

You can see marine unit deputies were able to move the dolphin to a different part of the pass in St. James City so it could swim away.