NSB Dolphin Rescue

Indy tourist reflects on NSB dolphin rescue

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NSBNews.net photos by Sera Frederick and video by Henry Frederick / Indianapolos visitor Kathy Karlander reflects on her contributions in helping this rare Risso's dolphin after it beached Friday on New Smyrna Beach.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Little did Kathy Karlander know that her weekend getaway from Indianapolis to visit her mother would turn into such an adventure with the rescuing of a beached deep-sea dolphin.

Guest column: Staying focused to help dolphin

Nikki GolubBy NIKKI GOLUB
Guest column and photos for NSBNews.net
 

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- The adrenaline of going out to “cover a story” Friday wore off immediately after seeing the beached dolphin and was replaced with a knot in my stomach. Here I was taking pictures of this sick, stressed sea mammal while brave locals and out-of-towners braced with a bucket and some towels did their best to help the dolphin. They had hope.

NSB's Nicole Carni lives and breathes tourism

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Nicole Carni

NSBNews.net photos by Sera Frederick and video by Henry Frederick / Nicole Carni, director of the New Smyrna Beach Visitor's center, came to the beach Friday with her son and his Samsula Academy classmates and found herself in the middle of a dolphin rescue.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Nicole Carni had finally taken a day off from her high-pressure job as director of the Southeast Volusia Advertising Director and New Smyrna Beach Visitor's Center to serve as a chaperone for her 6-year-old boy, Allario, and his Samsula Academy classmates on a Friday morning trip to Canaveral National Seashore.

NSBNews.net video showcase: beached dolphin

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NSBNews.net video by Sera Frederick / Here is part of our video shoots of the heroic efforts on the beach in New Smyrna Beach to bring comfort to a rare beached dolphin. NSBNews.net has extensive coverage of today's rescue with additional videos, photos, stories and blogs.

Rare dolphin beached on New Smyrna Beach

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NSBNews.net photo by Henry Frederick / Breaking News

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- A rare dolphin usually found 50 miles out in the ocean beached itself earlier today on shore in New Smyrna Beach and was cared for by a beachgoers before Seaworld officials arrivedseveral hours later to transport to Orlando in hopes of returning it to the Atlantic.

The 10-foot-long mammal is a Risso's dolphin, part of the whale family, which feeds on squid.

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