Authorities to investigate dolphin deaths in PE

File: Sixteen dolphins beached on Monday, while another was stranded on King's Beach on Thursday.

File: Sixteen dolphins beached on Monday, while another was stranded on King's Beach on Thursday.

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PORT ELIZABETH - Marine authorities are investigating after 17 dolphins beached along the coast in Port Elizabeth.

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Sixteen dolphins beached on Monday, while another was stranded on King's Beach on Thursday.

The National Sea Rescue Institute was called in to save it. They managed to rescue the dolphin and release it into the ocean. 

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Maritime experts are trying to find out why the dolphins have been beaching along this stretch of coast.

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