Dolphin spotted in James River near Varina-Enon Bridge

A dolphin was spotted near Richmond.
A dolphin was spotted near Richmond.(Bill Draper)
Published: Jul. 7, 2022 at 4:05 PM EDT
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HENRICO, Va. (WWBT) - You usually expect to see a fish or duck in the James River near Richmond, but a rare sight was spotted Wednesday.

NBC12 viewer Bill Draper snapped some pictures of a dolphin near the Varina-Enon Bridge around 8 a.m.

A dolphin was spotted near Richmond.
A dolphin was spotted near Richmond.(Bill Draper)

The pictures show the dolphin’s fin as it rises out of the water every so often.

A dolphin was spotted near Richmond.
A dolphin was spotted near Richmond.(Bill Draper)

Draper said the dolphin looked healthy, was moving very quickly and feeding on fish.

A dolphin was spotted near Richmond.
A dolphin was spotted near Richmond.(Bill Draper)

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