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Dolphin nursed back to health in Thailand
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Dolphin nursed back to health in Thailand

A dolphin calf found sick by Thai fishermen is making a successful recovery with the help of a team of volunteers. Paradon, whose name means “brotherly burden,” was expected to die from its ailments after being rescued from a tidal pool last month. Experts gave the dolphin a low chance of survival after it was found to be critically weak. At the beginning, Paradon even needed to be held up in the water by volunteer caregivers.  “We said among ourselves that the chance of him surviving was quite low, judging from his condition,” Thanaphan Chomchuen, a veterinarian at the center, said Friday. Chomchuen added, “Normally, dolphins found stranded on the shore are usually in such a terrible condition. The chances that these dolphins would survive are normally very...