Swim At Your Own Risk: Dolphin May Get Artificial Tail

Friday, September 08, 2006

Dolphin May Get Artificial Tail

Winter, a 10-month-old bottlenose dolphin that lost her tail in crab trap, may be getting a new one. Clearwater Marine Aquarium is hoping to raise about $100,000 to help pay for a rare operation so Winter can get an artificial tail. She's learned to swim and play without her tail but instead of swimming up and down like a regular dolphin, she swims from side to side like a shark.

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