CJH 005 - Bottlenose dolphin

bottlenose dolphin CJH 005

Master's student Zoey Zahorodny investigating
CJH 005 (Bottlenose dolphin)

teeth stubs from bottlenose dolphin

Missing and worn down teeth from CJH 005

April 23, 2005

This male dolphin stranded on Topsail Beach, NC in a moderate state of decomposition. The condition of the teeth (some were broken and some were worn down to stubs) and the size of this animal suggest that he was old, however cause of death is unknown.


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