A newborn dolphin was stranded on a beach in South Peloponnese and it was only because of mobilization of citizens, volunteers and marine mammal experts and that could be rescued and released back to the open sea.
The young dolphin stranded in the swallow waters of Sakarina beach.
Some locals grabbed the small mammal by the tail and tried to bring it back to deeper waters. But Without any success.
The dolphin kept coming back unable to swim properly but on one side. Volunteers arrived at the spot, also some members of the Coast Guard.
Nobody knew what to do and the operation seemed helpless. A local Vet examined the young mammal as good as she could.
The newborn seemed to suffering from a neurological problem due to a virus that currently affects also other mammals in some regions in Greece.
She injected two shots of medicine. After a few hours, the dolphinl seemed to recovering. With a boat, the dolphin was taken to open sea and was released.