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Dolphin attack in Ireland

Published 1335 GMT (2135 HKT) July 31, 2013
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Dusty the dolphin, pictured here, has apparently attacked swimmers in the waters off the coast of County Clare, Ireland. Photo by George Karbus Photography. George Karbus Photography
Now authorities have been forced to erect signs around Doolin Harbor, County Clare. Photo by George Karbus Photography. George Karbus Photography
First spotted in 2000, reports began to surface as far back as 2004 that she was a little temperamental. According to media reports, one diver even claimed that Dusty had tried to drown her. Photo by George Karbus Photography. George Karbus Photography
The bottlenose dolphin -- which can grow up to 10-feet long -- is an endangered species and protected under law. Photo by George Karbus Photography. George Karbus Photography