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Third Dolphin Dies This Year at MGM Las Vegas Resort

Mirage Secret Garden & Dolphin Habitat

Mirage Secret Garden & Dolphin Habitat

Photographer: Peter Bischoff/Getty Images

The Mirage Secret Garden & Dolphin Habitat, located at MGM Resorts International Mirage Las Vegas, reported its third dolphin death this year.

K2, an 11-year-old bottlenose dolphin, succumbed Saturday after receiving treatment for a respiratory illness, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported and the dolphin habitat is temporarily closed for an investigation.