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Old 06-06-2009, 11:59 PM   #1
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Default FL- Dolphin's death concludes Mote's 38-year study of its life

Dolphin's death concludes Mote's 38-year study of its life
Contributed by Mote Marine
Originally published 2:38 p.m., Friday, May 29, 2009
Updated 2:38 p.m., Friday, May 29, 2009

Dolphin's death concludes Mote's 38-year study of its life : Environment : Naples Daily News
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Waterfront residents found the 46-year-old dolphin — known as "FB5" by Program scientists — on a sandbar near Longboat Key. Mote staff recovered the dolphin, which had succumbed to illnesses and injuries that plagued her for months.

A necropsy, or animal autopsy, showed that FB5 had lost more than 100 pounds since her health was last assessed in 2001...
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