In the footage, at least three men can be seen beating the critically endangered freshwater Ganges river dolphin as one man pins the animal down.
False killer whales are large members of the dolphin family that are found in open waters throughout the tropics and sub-tropics.
The U.S. Naval Institute claims satellite images show a dolphin facility at a naval base on the country's west coast.
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"If you see dolphins, more often than not, there might be sharks in that same area."
This is the second killing of a Ganges river dolphin since the country's coronavirus lockdown started in March.
"This type of feeding is very risky, as dolphins run the risk of remaining stranded," said researcher Daniele Cagnazzi.
Previously it was thought humans were the only species to put on performances for the purpose of bonding and cooperation.
The whales were observed in the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, located around 130 miles east-southeast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Police are offering a reward of up to $20,000 to anyone who shares information that leads to those responsible.
"You can see what looks like teeth marks and I just can't think of anything else that could have done this," a witness told British tabloid media. But experts say white sharks are not known in the region.
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The fatal wound, located above the right eye, measured around 6 inches in length and penetrated through to the top of the skull.
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Animals can accidentally ingest the toxic algae while feeding.
The whale's pod hasn't had a single viable pregnancy over the past three years.
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The sea mammals were being trained in a Soviet-era facility in Sevastopol that breeds marine assistants for the navy.
The dolphin is still in critical condition.