SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A rescue crew worked to save a stranded dolphin at Baker Beach in San Francisco.
The Marine Mammal Center confirmed to ABC7 News that they sent a crew to rescue the animal. A veterinarian and vet tech were also sent to tend to the animal.
Officials with the Marine Mammal Center said that their team gave the animal a sedative to calm it down and then transported the animal back to their center.
On Monday evening, officials announced that the dolphin passed away. A full necropsy is scheduled to determine the cause of death.
Experts say this was a striped dolphin which is rare to the San Francisco area.
If you ever see a marine mammal in trouble, officials with the Marine Mammal Center would like to remind you that you can call (415) 289-SEAL-- the hotline is 24/7.