Two more spinner dolphins were found dead at Sadras Kuppam and Cuddalore Chinna Kuppam as well, later in the day.
Spinner dolphins are characterised by their long thin beaks and dark eye-to-flipper stripes.
Members of the Sea Turtle Protection Force said they had found a dead dolphin on Sunday at Sadras Kuppam and another dead dolphin at Nainar Kuppam earlier last week as well.
Tragic end: Local residents take a look at the carcass of a dolphin on the Kalpakkam beachFive spinner dolphins were found dead at three fishing villages to the south of Kalpakkam, on Monday.
“Totally, seven dolphins were found dead in the last four days.
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