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Raw video: SeaWorld Orlando rescues stranded dolphin on Merritt Island

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ORLANDO, FL (CBS46) -

SeaWorld Orlando's animal rescue team rescued a bottlenose dolphin that was found stranded in shallow water in the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge on Thursday.

The dolphin was only 350 pounds, according to the rescue team. Its condition is considered very critical. 

No one knows why the dolphin was stranded.

The male dolphin was taken to SeaWorld's medical facility. He is currently in stable condition and he has started eating.

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