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Changsha Underwater World Welcomes 3 Dolphins from Japan

Updated: 2019-08-20

The photo, taken on August 19, shows breeders helping a dolphin move to a temporary rearing pool at the Changsha Underwater World. Three bottlenose dolphins, two males and one female, under the age of 6 years old, were airlifted from Osaka, Japan to the aquarium that day. And the number of dolphins is 9 now. (Photo/Xu Xing, Hunan Daily)

The newcomers all come from the waters of Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. Each is about 2.5 meters long, with a well-balanced and healthy body. After passing the quarantine period of 30 days, they will settle in the aquarium, and meet the tourists.

On August 19, medical staff examine dolphins at the Changsha Underwater World.

Translator: Kuang Zhenzhen
Chinese source: hunan.voc.com.cn