A Chinese tourist has been caught on camera carrying a dolphin-like marine animal on a beach in Hailing Island, China.
Initial investigation carried out by the local fisheries bureau indicated that the animal, likely to be a dolphin, had been washed ashore and believed to be dead.
It's not clear why the man took away the protected marine animal, but officials have been looking for the man.
A man is filmed carrying a marine animal at a beach in Hailing Island, China, on May 1 (left). Locals said the alleged dolphin was washed up to the beach and appeared to be dead (right)
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