WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) — Six dolphins have been stranded in Wellfleet and two of them have died.

The animals were found Sunday morning at the Wellfleet gut, a sandy strip connecting Griffin Island to Great Island in Wellfleet.

The Boston Globe reports that marine mammal specialists have released the four surviving dolphins in Herring Cove in Provincetown, where the water is deep.

On Friday, several dolphins were stranded onshore at Eastham and one of them died.

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