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Stranded dolphin back in the sea

A dolphin that ended up stranded after swimming up the River Dee in Chester has been successfully released back into the sea and is "safe and well", an RNLI spokeswoman told ITV News. The mammal was nicknamed Davina.

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River Dee dolphin 'safe and well' and back in the sea

Davina the dolphin has successfully been released into the sea and is "safe and well", an RNLI spokeswoman has told ITV News.

Once she had been stretchered onto a lifeboat, Davina was transported from the sandbanks of the River Dee to deeper waters at Rhyl Flats.

Watch the Flint and Rhyl RNLI lifeboat volunteers and British Divers Marine Life Rescue take Davina to safety:

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