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The sad tale of Bubba the baby whale

October 21, 2016
By Marcy Shortuse
■ STAFF REPORT On the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 18, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) notified Mote Marine Laboratory scientists of a stranded, 19-foot-long sperm whale in the shallows off Little Gasparilla Island in Charlotte County. While Mote researchers never gave the whale’s gender in conversation, on social media it had a nickname: […]

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