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Mirage Secret Garden dolphin dead after gastroenteritis battle

Mirage welcomes new bottlenose dolphin calf
Posted at 4:41 PM, Apr 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-15 19:41:07-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A 13-year-old dolphin from Mirage’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat has died.

Bella, a 13-year-old bottlenose dolphin, had been battling gastroenteritis for several weeks before her eventual passing on Thursday according to Niklas Rytterstrom, President and COO of The Mirage.

Bella’s mother Huf-N-Puf and grandmother Duchess are still alive and remain at the Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat.

The full statement can be read below.

Mirage - Letter From Nik 4.15.22 by WXMI on Scribd