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A pod of captive dolphins released from a pen in Solomon Islands

A pod of captive dolphins released from a pen in Solomon Islands

Updated 5 October 2012, 17:36 AEST

The leader of a non-government organisation in Solomon Islands, Earth Island Institute, has freed ten dolphins that were being held in captivity earlier this week.

This follows the the death of three of the dolphins which were being held in captivity at Tanhuka village in the Kolom-Bangara area of Western province.

Officials from the Solomon Islands Fisheries Department, Police and Earth island Institute went to the village to investigate.

The Regional Director of the Institute, Lawrence Makili says he released ten dolphins from a pen and they swam back into the sea.

Palaus Kombo asked him how he did it.

Presenter:Palaus Kombo

Speaker:Regional Director of Earth Island Institute Lawrence Makili

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