Dolphin Carries Dead Calf for Three days, mother-Dolphin carrying dead-baby for days. footage shows a female dolphin battling to keep her dead calf afloat in rough seas. The wild dophin was spotted carrying the 1.5-meter long baby on her dorsal fin as she swam in the Sanniang Bay in south China.As fisherman and tourists got close, they realised the infant was dead, with a 30-cm wound on its belly.It's pink skin indicated it was a newborn and it is believed the female has carried it since its death three days ago. Fisherman Luo Lieqiangre said "The sea was rough when we saw the dolphins.The calf fell into the water seven or eight times at the surging waves, but the mother dolphin managed to carry it on her dorsal fin."The little dolphin was dead for two or three days, but its mother still stayed with it and carried it day and night, which has touched all of us and the tourists."Just like human beings, dolphins also have feelings. A mother's love is noble and moving," said a fisherman surnamed Su.