Guidelines issued for local dolphin handling

March 14, 2024 10:31 am in by
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Over the long weekend, Barunga West Council received reports of our friendly neighbourhood dolphin, Eric, being mishandled.

The Council say we need to come together to protect him, and they’ve issued some essential guidelines for his wellbeing.

Respect Eric’s space by watching his playful antics from the jetty, avoid getting too close or attempting to touch him, report anyone mistreating him to Council, and keep food and rubbish away.

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The Council say it’s crucial to remember he is a wild animal, and these guidelines ensure his safety and ours.

Photo: Barunga West Council via Facebook